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Jan 21 2022
Neuroscientists face a paradox. The field aims to understand the mysteries of the human mind, but studying the actual human brain cells and circuits that produce our mental lives—and how they go awry in neuropsychiatric disease—is incredibly challenging. After all, the brain is packed away...
Jan 14 2022
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute is proud to welcome its eighth cohort of interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholars, comprising six young scientists with backgrounds in computer science, psychology, education, engineering and pharmacology.
Jan 7 2022
Caitlyn Seim, a Wu Tsai Neuro Interdisciplinary Scholar and Neuroscience:Translate award recipient, develops human-centered wearable technology.
Dec 9 2021 | Stanford Report
The Wu Tsai Neuro faculty affiliate is one of two Stanford scientists who have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.
Dec 8 2021 | Stanford Medicine
A new study by Tony Wyss-Coray and colleagues shows it’s possible to transfer the brain benefits enjoyed by marathon-running mice to their couch-potato peers.
Dec 7 2021 | Stanford News
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced that it will continue to support the CZ Biohub, a 5-year-old Bay Area research collaboration between Stanford University, UC Berkeley and UCSF, through 2031.
Dec 6 2021 | Scope Blog
Over the course of three decades, Wu Tsai Neuro faculty affiliate Gregory Albers, MD, and colleagues tested and perfected a new imaging technique that would ultimately expand the window of time for safely restoring blood flow in a stroke patient's brain.
Dec 2 2021 | Stanford Daily
An experimental brain stimulation approach developed at Stanford may provide a “revolutionary” treatment for severe depression, according to new data from Wu Tsai Neuro faculty affiliate Nolan Williams and colleagues.
Dec 1 2021 | Stanford News
Stanford University engineers Mark Cutkosky, a Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute faculty affiliate, and David Lentink – now at University of Groningen in the Netherlands – have developed a perching robot that can fly around, catch and carry objects and perch on various surfaces.
Nov 29 2021 | Scope Blog
At its core, the Wu Tsai Neurosciences institute strives to harness the full collective intellectual power of Stanford to solve some of the most challenging questions in science: the nature of the three pounds of tissue that produces our experiences, memories and dreams, and how to keep it healthy...