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In this video, Payam Barnaghi (University of Surrey, UK) discusses the application of artificial intelligence and neurotechnology into a healthcare setting for patients with traumatic brain injury.
Researchers have discovered that alterations in the gut microbiome of rats recovering from spinal cord injury could be associated with their mental health. This provides a lead to potentially treating mental health issues related to spinal cord injuries with bacteriotherapy.
The bacteria Bacillus subtilis has been found to prevent α-synuclein build up in C. elegans, offering further support to the idea that the gut microbiome can influence brain activity.
English and Italian speakers who have dementia-related language impairments may experience distinctive speech and reading difficulties based on features of their native languages.
At the 21st Spinal Research Network Meeting, we had the pleasure of speaking with Grégoire Courtine to hear more about the development of neurotechnologies for spinal cord injuries, including how close we might be to turning this rehabilitation paradigm into a treatment in the clinic.
In this ‘Ask the Experts’ column, two thought leaders from the field of artificial intelligence have convened to discuss the current use of artificial intelligence in neuroscience, their ethical considerations and potential future directions in the field.
What are the challenges associated with EEG source analysis in the field of epilepsy? How might EEG source analysis affect the frontline of epilepsy care? Dr. Stefan Rampp (University Hospital Erlangen, Germany) discusses how BESA’s portfolio could help to overcome these challenges and much more.
Want to find out what’s been happening this year? Our Editor, Sharon Salt, highlights the best of 2019’s neuroscience and neurological disease research in an A–Z format.