SWEDISH TO HOST DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION SURGERY LIVE STREAM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011

Two doctors from the Swedish Neuroscience Institute will host an online live stream to give viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at deep brain stimulation for essential tremor surgery. On Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, Drs. Ryder Gwinn and Ron Young of … READ MORE>>

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NOVARTIS ABANDONS DRUG RESEARCH FOR GENETICS

Reported on Nature.com is news that the big pharmaceutical company Novartis is closing its neuroscience facility in Basel, Switzerland where it is headquartered. It joins other pharmaceutical companies like GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, both based in the United Kingdom, and US-based … READ MORE>>

EINSTEIN’S BRAIN ON EXHIBIT IN PHILLY

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, founded in 1787, is the oldest professional medical organization in the country. Back in the 18th century, twenty-four physicians of Philadelphia gathered “to advance the science of medicine and to thereby lessen human misery.” … READ MORE>>

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