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 Inter-Faculty Brain Sciences School 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>>
Israel’s National Autism Research Center, established at BGU 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 autism research>>
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BGU Study Reveals New Way to Diagnose Neurological Conditions
Analysis of EEG patterns can rapidly diagnose and monitor Alzheimer's disease, stroke, head injuries and more.
BGU Researchers Develop Fast Way to Manage Schizophrenia
BGU researchers have developed an innovative, faster way to measure the effectiveness of Clozapine.
Face Masks Are Disrupting Facial Recognition
A new BGU study finds that our ability to identify familiar faces has been reduced by 15% due to face masks.