Neurons get all the spotlight, but the microglia play an important role in the brain’s resiliency and aging process. Sophia’s study looked at the effects of vaporized cannabis on this understudied cell.
With the help of her furry sidekick, Loki, Valerie hopes to discover if a service dog can provide long-term benefits for children living with cerebral palsy.
Technology as simple as an iPhone can be an important tool when it comes to balance recovery for patients of traumatic brain injury, as evidenced in Julie’s study.
Inspired from meeting a paraplegic patient during his volunteer work, Andy joined a study looking at a new technology that may help restore the ability to walk.