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IUPUI researchers use computers to 'see' neurons to better understand brain function

March 6, 2014

Gavriil Tsechpenakis and Tiange Qu in the lab 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

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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science

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