A look at the causes and treatments of progressive dementia with UCSF’s Dr. Michael Geschwind and Dr. Jeff Gelfand.
Rapidly Progressive Dementia: From Prions to Antibodies
Video Dec 03, 2017 | Original Video from University of California Television
Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine researchers have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves healing of a damaged nerve. Their device delivered pulses of electricity to damaged nerves in rats after a surgical repair process, accelerating the regrowth of nerves and enhancing the recovery of muscle strength and control. The device is the size of a dime and the thickness of a sheet of paper and dissolves in the body after about two weeks.
12th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases
Apr 22 - Apr 23, 2019