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BrainFutures accelerates adoption of effective applications of brain science advances to maximize human potential. Led by a cross-disciplinary advisory board of experts, BrainFutures fills a critical gap by providing rigorous analysis of practical advances in brain health.
Scientists have discovered that microglia, cells which were previously thought to clean up damage exclusively within the central nervous system (CNS), also function in the peripheral nervous system (PNS).Read more
Scientists at Northwestern University are exploring the link between circadian cycles and neurodegenerative disorders in fruit flies. The results suggest possible ways to slow the advancement of certain neurological diseases in humans.Read more
A recent study addresses the long-standing problem of getting older adult patients who often have significant mobility and health challenges, into traditional clinic-based studies staffed by trained personnel.Read more