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Apr 14 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute faculty affiliate Anne Brunet, PhD, professor of genetics at Stanford Medicine and the Michele and Timothy Barakett Endowed Professor, has won the 2022 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for her pioneering research in the mechanisms of aging.
Apr 14 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Baylor, former chair of the Department of Neurobiology, gained international recognition for discovering the electrical language used by the retina to translate light from the outside world into signals that the brain reads.
Apr 14 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Wu Tsai Neuro affiliate Paul George and colleagues developed a device that delivers and electrically stimulates stem cells to promote stroke healing.
Mar 28 2022 | HAI
Early, definitive detection of autism in patients could lead to timelier interventions and better outcomes, says Kaustubh Supekar and colleagues.
Mar 25 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Luis de Lecea and colleagues have identified a mechanism underlying fragmented sleep with older age, paving the way for potential drug therapies.
Mar 23 2022 | Scope Blog
Stanford opthalmologist Andrea Kossler was the first to successfully treat a patient with sight-threatening thyroid eye disease with a newly FDA-approved drug.
Mar 23 2022 | Stanford News
After discovering a groundbreaking way to create an elastic light-emitting polymer, Zhenan Bao and colleagues have developed high-brightness, stretchy color displays.
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 | Wu Tsai Neuro
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.