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March 4–5 in Tel Aviv, Israel: BrainTech 2019

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We’d like to bring your atten­tion to a great upcom­ing event, the 4th Inter­na­tion­al Brain Tech­nol­o­gy Con­fer­ence, Brain­Tech 2019, to be held March 4–5 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Read the rest of this entry »

Helius Medical and HealthTech Connex partner to develop neuroplasticity clinics in Canada

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Helius Med­ical Tech­nolo­gies and HealthTech Con­nex Announce Alliance to Build Cana­di­an Com­mer­cial Infra­struc­ture (press release):

Helius Med­ical Tech­nolo­gies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSDT) (TSX:HSM), a neu­rotech com­pa­ny focused on neu­ro­log­i­cal well­ness, today announced that the Com­pa­ny has entered into an agree­ment with HealthTech Con­nex, Inc. (“HTC”) to devel­op and man­age neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty clin­ics in Cana­da. Read the rest of this entry »

Neuropsychologist Amy Serin, Co-Founder of Brainnovations Winner The Touchpoint Solution, would like to see everyone avoid the detrimental effects of an overactive stress response

Dr. Serin, what sur­prised you the most from the Judges’ ques­tions and feed­back dur­ing the Brain­no­va­tions Pitch Con­test?

It was great that at least one of the judges had already pur­chased and start­ed using our prod­uct so we could delve into the nuances of our tech­nol­o­gy quick­ly. And I was thrilled that all judges saw the pos­si­bil­i­ties to cre­ate sig­nif­i­cant glob­al impact.

In a nut­shell, what is the core idea behind Touch­Points?

Too many peo­ple suf­fer too much stress, often lead­ing to sleep­less­ness, crav­ings, anger, poor focus, poor per­for­mance, and feel­ing over­whelmed. Touch­Points aim at reduc­ing stress by deliv­er­ing hap­tic microvi­bra­tions via wear­able devices worn on both sides of the body. The Read the rest of this entry »

Halo Neuroscience raises $13M to further develop and commercialize neuromodulation headset aimed at inducing “hyperplasticity”

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Halo Neu­ro­science rais­es $13m in Series B (Mass Device):

Neu­rostim­u­la­tion device mak­er Halo Neu­ro­science said today it raised $13 mil­lion in a Series B round of financ­ing to sup­port its Halo Sport neu­rostim head­set designed to improve mus­cle mem­o­ry acqui­si­tion from ath­let­ic train­ing. Read the rest of this entry »

Two Alvaros leading brain health @ BrainFutures 2017

– Álvaro Fer­nán­dez Ibáñez (left) and Álvaro Pas­cual-Leone (right), speak­ing yes­ter­day at Brain­Fu­tures 2017

Keynot­ing a fan­tas­tic con­fer­ence, Álvaro Pas­cual-Leone pre­sent­ed an overview of Neu­ro­mod­u­la­tion and Neu­rostim­u­la­tion, and Álvaro Fer­nán­dez Ibáñez dis­cussed the future of Brain Health and Enhance­ment build­ing on the slid­edeck below.

Excit­ing times!

Hun­dreds of sci­ence labs and com­pa­nies around the globe are research­ing and devel­op­ing new ways to help brain own­ers be smarter, sharp­er and health­i­er. What explains this flur­ry of activ­i­ty, and where may it be head­ed? Which com­pa­nies, tech­nolo­gies and solu­tions are gain­ing the most trac­tion so far, and what are some of the best prac­tices for appro­pri­ate use?

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