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Reconnecting the Disconnected: UA Physiology Professor Receives $1.2M NIH Grant to Use AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

Dec 6, 2018

When a person is paralyzed by a stroke or an injury, the brain and the neuron networks that control movement become disconnected from the muscles. Dr. Andrew Fuglevand is using artificial intelligence to stimulate multiple muscles to elicit natural movement in ways previous methods have been unable to do.


UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science Awarded Maria Shriver's The Women's Alzheimer's Movement Grant

Dec 5, 2018

Led by Roberta Brinton, PhD, the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences has received one of seven research grants awarded by WAM to leading scientific institutions. The grant will allow the Center to continue its WAM-funded research begun in 2016, and to discover critical information about the long-term impact of hormone interventions on women’s risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.


New Director of Scientific Programs Named for All of Us Research Program at UA-Banner

Dec 5, 2018

Pharmacogenetics expert, Jason Hansen Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAHA, has been named director of scientific programs for the All of Us Research Program team at the University of Arizona and Banner Health.