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Articles on HU's Achievements in Brain Sciences

Articles on HU's Achievements in Brain Sciences

Research by Dr. Yonatan Loewenstein and graduate student Tal Neiman (originally published in Nature) concerning pro basketball players’ performance and the predictability of performance:

 - "Ice Your Hot Hand" - ESPN.com: True Hoop, December 15, 2011
 - "Hoopsters Believe In Hot-or-Not Hand" - Scientific American, December 6, 2011
 - "When Reinforcement Fails" - Wired, December 10, 2011

Read about advanced Deep Brain Stimulation techniques developed by Professor Hagai Bergman and Dr. Boris Rosin in "Next-generation brain stimulation may improve treatment of Parkinson's disease" - Eureka Alert press release, October 19, 2011

Professor Hermona Soreq's (ELSC and Silberman Institute for Life Sciences) oral treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease reaches licensing stage - "BioLineRx Signs Exclusive License Agreement w/Yissum for Oral Phase II Ready Treatment BL-7040 for Inflammatory Bowel Disease" - BusinessWire.com, June 27, 2011

Products resulting from the research by Dr. Amir Amedi of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences and Dr. Yonatan Elkind of HU’s Smith Institute for Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture were presented at the 2011 President's Conference in Jerusalem - "Hebrew U device uses sonar to help the blind navigate" - Jerusalem Post.com, June 22, 2011 | Watch the video

"Brain's Research Center Isn't Picky About Vision" - research by Dr. Amir Amedi, The New York Times, February 17, 2011  (link to an Hebrew University press release appears at the bottom of this page.)

From Gray Matters,
a publication of Hebrew University's Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation (ICNC) 

From The Jerusalem Report:

From The Jerusalem Post:

Read about additional achievements at the bottom of this page.

Video:
The ELSC celebrates National Brain Week (March 12-17, 2011) with its "I Brain" video series.
 "The New Brain Agenda" 


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