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Mar 21 2022
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign are pleased to announce their fourth round of Neuroscience:Translate awards, which support teams of researchers collaborating across disciplinary boundaries in the neurosciences to develop practical solutions to address...
Mar 21 2022
Wu Tsai Neuro faculty scholar Guosong Hong and colleagues have developed the first non-invasive technique for controlling targeted brain circuits in behaving animals from a distance. The tool gives neuroscientists the ability to flexibly test the functions of particular brain cells and circuits...
Mar 21 2022
Former Wu Tsai Neuro interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholar Sergey Stavisky discusses his passion for developing brain computer interfaces to restore speech and movement to people with paralysis.
Stanford neurosurgeon Kelly Mahaney discovered what seemed like a concussion was actually a brain tumor.
Mar 17 2022 | Stanford Magazine
Today's youth likely have decades of “extra” time coming to them. Psychologist Laura Carstensen wants them to spread those years out.
Mar 14 2022 | Scope Blog
Sleep scientist Rafael Pelayo answers questions posed to him on Instagram about sleep, dreams, Daylight Saving Time and more.
Mar 11 2022 | Stanford Engineering
Bioengineer Fan Yang discusses how biomaterials created in a lab can help the human body regenerate or rejuvenate tissues, or provide 3D disease models to inform drug discovery.
Mar 8 2022 | Stanford Report
Zeena Khazendar has been selected as a 2022-23 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for her work to advance global health access and outcomes.
Mar 4 2022
With the publication of the first comprehensive single-cell transcriptional atlas of Drosophila by a global consortium co-led by Wu Tsai Neuro scientists, our understanding of this diminutive scientific heavyweight is reaching new heights.
Mar 4 2022 | Scope Blog
Research by David Prince, Frank Longo, and colleagues points to a new possible approach to treating Dravet syndrome.

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