If we don’t act with a collective sense of urgency, nobody else will. It’s been more than 50 years since a significant improvement has occurred in the treatment of hydrocephalus.
The American Heart Association has granted a second-year resident in the Department of Neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences a $154K grant to study brain swelling and injury after an intracerebral hemorrhage.
California is the first state to enact its own brain research program – Cal-BRAIN, making it a leader in brain research in the U.S. according to an opinion piece in the Sacramento Bee.
A UCLA Newsroom press release details the findings of life scientists from UCLA and Australia showing that when the brain’s primary “learning center” is damaged, parts of the prefrontal cortex take over. The findings could help in the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other conditions involving damage to the brain.