Spinal Cord Injury involves temporary or permanent damage to the spinal cord, part of the central nervous system that runs down the middle of the spinal column. The spinal cord carries information from the periphery to the brain and back, and damage to it can result in loss of sensation and both voluntary and involuntary function […]
Written by Alexandre Dontschev Brain Penetrating Injuries (BPI) are the most life-threatening form of brain injuries. Such injuries are characterized by their velocity. High velocity penetration, as you might imagine, is mainly by firearm or shockwave, whereas low-velocity penetration tends to occur commonly using a knife or some other sharp object. They are a significant […]
Organoids are an incredible tool for research into the brain. Cerebral organoids are created by growing human stem cells in a bioreactor. They might be the key to unlocking the answers to many of our questions about the brain. We explain how they’re made and some of the discoveries they’ve helped with so far!