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Stimulating brain research

Researchers at DHMC and Geisel are playing a key role in a multicenter $22.5 million, four-year effort to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in individuals who suffer from memory loss. The project, which is in support of President Obama's BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative, will combine research on the basic mechanisms of memory function with the development of systems designed to electrically stimulate discrete regions of the brain. The research team hopes that the project will lay the groundwork for a fully implantable neural monitoring and stimulation system that could be used to treat memory loss.


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