In the Lab

Collage of scientists prepping and looking at slides
When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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Go under the sea and explore some of the animals that sense their world without a brain.
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Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, takes advantage of electricity to treat brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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Researchers from around the world met in Washington, D.C. to explore the relevance and ethics for using non-human primates in research.
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His drawings of brain cells helped kick off the field we know today.
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Even great visions require support.
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These cells help hit the brakes.
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Discover the animal models that help us learn about different parts of the human brain.
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Want to know how the brain works? Let these eight fundamental concepts guide your way.
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Learn ways that tremor used to prevent a man from certain activities until DBS improved his daily life.
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Snake venom attacks your cells at their most vulnerable.
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The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.