Friday, October 13, 2017
Brain Day 2017 to feature basic research on Alzheimer's, brain-computer interfaces and more
Brain Day offers Pitt's 150 neuroscientists a chance to meet with advocates, donors and colleagues in other departments. The event kicks off at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, 26, at the University Club.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Science 2017 features VR art installation featuring brain images
Alan Watson, PhD, worked with virtual reality company SyGlass to combine thousands of confocal microscope images into three dimensions. The technology may have applications for treating glaucoma.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Stem-cell therapy improves outcome for children with Krabbe disease
Hematopoietic-stem cell transplantation in an infant's first seven weeks extended survival and reduced muscle weakness and cognitive deficits in children who were followed for up to 15 years.