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Improving Care for Those Experiencing Traumatic Brain Injury Subject of New National Report

February 2, 2022

…emergency departments for traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Over the past few decades, awareness of the magnitude and consequences of TBI has increased, particularly among athletes and military service members. Despite new recommendations for screening and management, barriers and challenges remain, including unanswered questions about the most effective preventive,…

Organoids Reveal How SARS-CoV-2 Damages Brain Cells — and a Potential Treatment

November 3, 2022

Organoids Reveal How SARS-CoV-2 Damages Brain Cells — and a Potential Treatment

California’s First MRI-Guided Laser Treatment for Brain Cancer

February 24, 2014

…deep inside a patient’s brain. This is the first time that this FDA-approved laser-based treatment has been performed in California. “The patient’s brain tumor was located in the thalamus. Normally, to access a tumor in this region, the surgeon would have to remove considerable healthy brain tissue, thus subjecting the…

Study Finds New Evidence that Autism Begins During Pregnancy

April 3, 2014

…the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy. The study will be published in the March 27 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The researchers – Eric Courchesne, PhD, professor of neurosciences and…

Expanding Treatment Options for Severe Brain Trauma

July 23, 2020

…Treatment Options for Severe Brain Trauma Every 15 seconds someone in the United States suffers a traumatic brain injury; a new research study at UC San Diego Health seeks to improve treatment options Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube, and is commonly used…

Could “Love Hormone” Help Treat Depression?

February 13, 2012

…it also releases a brain chemical called oxytocin that strengthens social bonds in a variety of species. For some people who suffer from depression, the so-called “hormone of love” might hold out hope. Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine are conducting a clinical trial to study whether…

UC San Diego’s Brown Briefs Congress on Brain Development, Substance Use in Young

November 20, 2014

…Brown Briefs Congress on Brain Development, Substance Use in Young Organized by APA, Congressional Briefing Draws Large Crowd Sandra A. Brown, vice chancellor for research at UC San Diego, was a featured speaker at an October Congressional Briefing in Washington, D.C., where she shared important findings on adolescent neurodevelopment with…

UC San Diego, Salk and Others Seek to Map the Human Brain Over a Lifetime

September 22, 2022

UC San Diego, Salk and Others Seek to Map the Human Brain Over a Lifetime

Brain Surgeons Go with the Flow

November 21, 2013

…approach to visualize the brain’s delicate anatomy prior to surgery. The novel technique allows neurosurgeons to see the brain’s nerve connections thus preserving and protecting critical functions such as vision, speech and memory. No needles, dyes or chemicals are needed to create the radiology scan. The main imaging ingredient? Water.…

San Diego Events Map Future of Brain Research and Remedies

September 8, 2015

…a comprehensive approach to brain research. First, on Sept. 12, is an education and advocacy forum for the public bringing together those affected by Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, stroke, epilepsy, autism, mental illness or depression. Then on Sept. 19 a research symposium will connect local “neurotechnology” innovators to…

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