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IUPUI researchers use computers to 'see' neurons to better understand brain function
March 6, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A study at the Department of Computer and Information Science in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) reveals new information about the motor circuits of the brain that may one day help those developing therapies to treat conditions such as stroke, schizophrenia, spinal cord injury or Alzheimer's disease.Full Story
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science
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