Navigation Links
DARPA awards UCLA $15 million to restore lost memory
Date:7/8/2014

estigate areas of the brain associated with memory to understand how memories are formed and reduce the effect of memory disorders.

"Currently, there is no effective treatment for memory loss caused by a condition such as traumatic brain injury," said LLNL's project leader Satinderpall Pannu, director of the LLNL's Center for Bioengineering, a facility dedicated to fabricating biocompatible neural interfaces. "This is a tremendous opportunity from DARPA to leverage Lawrence Livermore's unique capabilities to develop cutting-edge medical devices that will change the health care landscape."

During the second phase of the program , using minimally invasive surgery, Fried will implant the neuromodulation device into the entorhinal area and hippocampus in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) as part of a ground-breaking clinical trial. TBI, which has affected more than 270,000 military service members since 2000, is often associated with debilitating memory loss.

The overarching DARPA program, called Restoring Active Memory, or RAM, supports President Obama's BRAIN initiative. Under the terms of a cooperative agreement with DARPA, UCLA will receive up to $15 million for its work on the program, with full funding contingent on meeting a series of technical milestones.

"The RAM program poses a formidable challenge reaching across multiple disciplines from basic brain research to medicine, computing and engineering," Fried said. "But at the end of the day, it is the suffering individual, whether an injured member of the armed forces or a patient with Alzheimer's disease, who is at the center of our thoughts and efforts."


'/>"/>

Contact: Kim Irwin
kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2262
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop worlds first neural device to restore memory
2. NIH awards $20 million over 5 years to train next generation of global health researchers
3. AFAR announces the 2012 Hartford Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine awards
4. Washingtons Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards commercialization grants
5. Awards celebrate clinical research that can improve health and alleviate suffering
6. Presidential Recognition Awards presented during the 2012 AIUM Annual Convention
7. Awards to 5 IU School of Medicine physicians address critical need for geriatricians
8. Biomedical researchers receive Hartwell Foundation awards
9. Lawson researcher receives 1 of first-ever Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards
10. AGA announces prestigious awards recognition recipients
11. US Army internal medicine residents receive awards from American College of Physicians
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
DARPA awards UCLA $15 million to restore lost memory
(Date:7/25/2014)... Midland, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... for accidents or unexpected collisions can pay higher premiums ... has enhanced its local insurer network to provide SR22 ... http://quotespros.com/auto-insurance.html . , The different coverage network of ... policies has expanded the search platform now publicly available ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Ticket Down ... board for the Guinness International Champions Cup match between ... at Soldier Field on Sunday, July 27th. ... appreciation promo/coupon/offer code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. , 2014 ... diehard soccer fans in North America. Countless international soccer ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... City, UT (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... court surfaces for the recent Nike National Invitational ... the current United States Junior National Tournament (USJN) ... July 25. , The flooring for these prestigious national ... more than 300,000 square feet of playing surface at ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... and MOSI officially announced a transformational partnership that will unite ... a difference in the Tampa Bay community. Florida Hospital presented ... support needed to keep the science center moving forward. ... Theatre from film to a state-of-the-art digital 3D projection system. ... state of Florida, and it is one of the first ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on ... from the FDA on Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets . ... lot of Ibuprofen and one lot of Oxcarbazepine Tablets, by ... mislabeled packaging. Oxcarbazepine is used for the treatment of certain ... The reason for the recall is that Lot #142588, Expiration ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SR22 Insurance for High Risk Motorists Added to Local Quotes System at Insurer Website Online 2Health News:Liverpool FC vs. Olympiacos FC Tickets Soldier Field: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Guinness International Champions Cup in Chicago on Sunday, July 27th 2Health News:Sport Court Provides All Sports Flooring for Basketball Events in Chicago and Washington D.C. 2Health News:Florida Hospital Donates a Two Million Dollar Transformational Gift to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) 2Health News:Florida Hospital Donates a Two Million Dollar Transformational Gift to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) 3Health News:Florida Hospital Donates a Two Million Dollar Transformational Gift to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) 4Health News:Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keep Consumers Informed 2
... leader in customized recruitment leadership, training and outsourcing continues to ... Acosta, Takeda, Praxair, Kronos, Roxanne, ABB, Siemens Candida and others. ... outsourcing (RPO) provider on HRO Today’s annual Baker’s Dozen list. ... ...
... its medical malpractice legal portal to provide legal assistance to the ... derived from medical malpractice. Medical malpractice can affect nearly anyone undergoing ... ... (PRWEB) October 14, 2008 -- LegalView.com, the number one legal resource ...
... All Cash Transaction Expected to Improve Speed-to-Market for Next Generation ... ... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 13 Health,Systems Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... of a definitive agreement for,HSS to acquire 100% of the stock ...
... Inc. (IPM) today announced it is one of ... by The Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces. ... ( www.wsj.com/smallbusiness ). IPM provides project management and ... including the life sciences, food and beverage, healthcare, ...
... Medicaid recipients age 50 and older appear to receive ... according to a report in the October 13 issue ... the JAMA/Archives journals. , These three types ... eliminating disparities in screenings is part of the government,s ...
... with referrals to cardiac rehabilitation, appear to be associated ... according to a report in the Oct. 13, 2008, ... of the JAMA/Archives journals. , Emory University researchers studied ... hospitalization for heart attack. Six months later, 297 of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The RightThing Continues Drive: Completes Strong Q3 2Health News:LegalView Reintroduces its Medical Malpractice Information Portal with Updated Links to Finding Immediate Legal Assistance 2Health News:LegalView Reintroduces its Medical Malpractice Information Portal with Updated Links to Finding Immediate Legal Assistance 3Health News:Health Systems Solutions Enters into Agreement to Acquire Emageon to Create Healthcare Technology Leader 2Health News:Health Systems Solutions Enters into Agreement to Acquire Emageon to Create Healthcare Technology Leader 3Health News:Health Systems Solutions Enters into Agreement to Acquire Emageon to Create Healthcare Technology Leader 4Health News:Health Systems Solutions Enters into Agreement to Acquire Emageon to Create Healthcare Technology Leader 5Health News:Health Systems Solutions Enters into Agreement to Acquire Emageon to Create Healthcare Technology Leader 6Health News: Integrated Project Management Named a "Top Small Workplace" by The Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces 2Health News: Integrated Project Management Named a "Top Small Workplace" by The Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces 3Health News:Cancer screening rates among older Medicaid patients fall short of national objectives 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... -- "Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020″, ... Systems market. The report provides value, in millions of ... US dollars) within market segments: Photo - ... , Capsule Endoscopy Data Recorders , Capsule ... company shares and distribution shares data for each of ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... NEW YORK , July 25, 2014  Smile ... selected to showcase their Virtual Surgery Simulator among ... 2014, which will take place in Washington, ... for the Performing Arts. "Smile Train ... BioDigital alongside the talented community of innovators in health ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Full Service CRO WCCT Global ... President of Business Development. Peter has been in the ... of different business development positions with some of the ... related to business development/sales management and marketing.  The experience ... him a key and strategic asset to WCCT Global ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 2Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 3Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 4Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 5Smile Train and BioDigital Selected to Showcase Virtual Surgery Simulator in The Hive at TEDMED 2014 2Smile Train and BioDigital Selected to Showcase Virtual Surgery Simulator in The Hive at TEDMED 2014 3Contract Research Organization WCCT Global Welcomes Peter Nieto as Vice President of Business Development 2
... 5, 2011 Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals today announced ... National Institute of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious ... orally bioavailable agent for the treatment of Hepatitis B virus ... Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals will receive $3.9 million over five years ...
... As interventional cardiologists increasingly perform ... (wrist) access versus femoral (groin or upper leg) ... and competency guidelines, according to the first report ... (SCAI) Transradial Working Group released today at the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals Awarded $3.9 Million RO1 NIH Grant to Advance Innovative Hepatitis Program 2SCAI Releases First Report on Transradial Access for Angioplasty and Stenting 2SCAI Releases First Report on Transradial Access for Angioplasty and Stenting 3
Single round silicone drain with 10 in. hole pattern, 49 in. long...
Silicone Flat Hubless Drains...
Hubbed drains are made of translucent silicone and include a full-length X-ray opaque stripe....
Hubbed drains are made of translucent silicone and include a full-length X-ray opaque stripe....
Medicine Products: