For the Classroom

Fruit Flies and Brain Injury

  • Published28 Jul 2014
  • Reviewed28 Jul 2014
  • Source University of Wisconsin Madison

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Neuroscientists frequently study fruit flies to learn more about the human brain. Discover how these tiny organisms are used to gain insights into traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with these brief videos.

Access David Wassarman on the Use of Fruit Flies for TBI and David Wassarman on the Use of Fruit Flies to Study CTE at University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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