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Meet six MIT Brain Health Solvers at the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5-7th)

 

Winners of 2017 Brain Health Challenge by MIT Solve, selected on September 17th, 2017

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We are proud to announce that, furthering our collaboration with MIT Solve Brain Health Challenge, six MIT Solve Winners will participate at the upcoming 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit.

Two of them will speak and share their insights and challenges will all Summit participants: Read the rest of this entry »

The Luria Neuroscience Institute announces new webinar series on Executive Functions, Dementia, TBI, Creativity and more

Happy to share that the Luria Neuroscience Institute, an esteemed Partner of the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, is hosting a new webinar series aimed at better equipping professionals helping those with mental health and with brain and brain disorders.

Dates and topics: Read the rest of this entry »

Next: Brain scans to identify children at high risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) before symptoms appear

White arrows indicate abnormalities on MRI brain scans in children with no symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

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MS risk in children spotted with MRI brain scans (Yale News):

“By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities and relapses that come with the disease. In a new Yale School of Medicine study, researchers examined MRI brain scans to identify children at high risk of developing MS before symptoms appear, which Read the rest of this entry »

UT Dallas, October 19th: Public grand opening of the new Brain Performance Institute by the Center for BrainHealth

New Brain Performance Institute at UT Dallas (Photo by Albert Vacerka, Esto Photographics)

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We are happy to announce that the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas, an esteemed Partner of the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, is opening a fantastic new home for its Brain Performance Institute.

Leanne Young, executive director of the Brain Performance Institute, makes one crucial point about their mission and vision: Read the rest of this entry »

Australian neurotech firm raises $4m to develop neurofeedback-based headband aimed at helping kids with autism relax and better engage

 

Neurotech founder Adrian Trevisan (left) with chief executive Wolfgang Storf (right)

Neurotech raises $4m for medical device (Business News Western Australia):

“Medical technology company Neurotech International has tapped investors for $4m to fund further development of its Mente Autism device…which uses neurofeedback technology to help children with autism spectrum disorder.” Read the rest of this entry »

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