Scientists at BGU are studying the brain in ways that were unimaginable only a decade ago.
The brain is the seat of human consciousness. It guides our perceptions and governs our interpretation of the world around us. When the human mind is compromised – by disease or unexplained disorders – quality of life suffers. BGU researchers in the Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience and Brain Imaging Research Center are gaining insight toward developing new treatments and, possibly, cures for diseases like Alzheimer’s, stroke, trauma-induced epilepsy, Parkinson’s, and mental illness. Donate to brain research>>
BGU’s Negev Autism Center, recently established in partnership with Soroka University Medical Center, is the first center in Israel that combines community and clinical care with research in the same location. The center aims to translate scientific discoveries into treatments and tools to improve quality of life for children with autism. Support the Autism Center>>
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Scientists Replicate the Blood-Brain Barrier
Using a patient’s own cells, the BBB on a chip will lead to more personalized brain drug treatments.
BGU’s Drug Combo Therapy Protects Blood-Brain Barrier
Two FDA-approved drugs, when taken together, prevents development of various neurological diseases.
Brain-Gurion Hackathon: Video
People came from all over Israel to participate in the 28-hour event at BGU’s Bengis Center.