We’ve learned a lot about how the human brain works, but there are still new discoveries and mysteries each year, and 2019 was no exception. We learned pretty big things, from internal compasses, to mysterious sniffers, to brain-washing (no, not that kind)!Watch Now
Watch Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester give the 2019 Paget Lecture. She presents her ground breaking work on stroke and the role of inflammation in brain damage, that has recently translated into clinical trials.
In our Journal Club series, Neuroscience Editor Ruairi Mackenzie takes a look at an interesting paper in more detail. Expect low-quality facial hair, medium-quality video resolution, and always high-quality neuroscience.
This short animated film, co-directed by neuroscientist Valentin Riedl, tells the story of Carlotta, who uses art to overcome a rare brain condition that prevents her from recognizing faces.
In this video recorded at ELRIG Drug Discovery 2019 in Liverpool, Dr Fiona Marshall, MSD, outlines some of the challenges for the development of treatments for dementia. She also explains how new biomarkers and imaging techniques can be used to identify and treat patients with ageing-related diseases.