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Around one in 10,000 infants are born with SMA. Research funding and patient advocacy efforts helped push treatment into existence.
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The researchers behind BrainFacts.org are from across the field of neuroscience, dedicating themselves to accessible storytelling and outreach about the brain.
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As genetic sequencing becomes more affordable and the number of families seeking answers grow, neuroscientists make a discovery that could lead to treatments.
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For over a century twins have been helping researchers understand how our genes and environment influence our susceptibility to disease.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Bryan Roth investigates different types of drugs to design safer and more effective medications for psychiatric diseases.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Diane Lipscombe investigates calcium ion channels, the gate keepers of most of the signals that are essential for our brain and nervous system to function.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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AI programs assist clinicians in surfacing signs of depression through patient data.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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For decades, neuroscientist Charles Yokoyama, studied connections between neurons and synapses in the brain. Now he builds connections between people and institutions across neuroscience.
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