Brain Awareness Week

Alzheimer's disease: We can reduce the risk

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Recently, Dr. Irving Vega, Associate Professor at Michigan State University, presented his talk "Research on Alzheimer's disease: from bench to society". On the occasion of the "Brain Awareness Week" celebration, we share the video of his talk and an article written by Dr. Vega.  This is the first of multiple posts that we will be sharing with you this week exploring different conditions related to the health of our brain.

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Free neurology clinics at Plaza Las Américas

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The school of Medicine at the Medical Science Campus celebrated the Brain Awareness Week on March 20th at Plaza Las Américas.

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Plastic brain?

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This article explains the development of the brain and the importance of plasticity for neuronal development.

This article is a contribution for the Brain Awareness Week organized by Ciencia Puerto Rico.

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Memory mysteries

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This article explains the case of Henry Molaison (HM), who suffered from anteretrogade amnesia after part of his brain was removed to treat his severe epilepsy.

This article is part of the celebration of the Brain Awareness Week.

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Invitation to write articles about neuroscience for the Brain Awareness Week

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The Brain Awareness week (BAW) is celebrated during March 10-16 worldwide. As part of our commitment to promote science and research in Puerto Rico, this year Ciencia Puerto Rico is inviting scientists to submit and publish articles related to neuroscience topics.

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