Advances in brain research since patient HM: an interview with Dr Jacopo Annese

Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Jacopo Annese, President and CEO of the Institute for Brain and Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to democratizing neuroscience and making neuroscience tools and knowledge about the brain more available to the public, discusses his work on the Human Brain Library. In what ways can the human brain be studied? There are currently two ways of looking at the human brain. We can look at the brain non-invasively, using techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography. [embedded content] Methods of Examining the Brain from AZoNetwork on Vimeo. MRI is a wonderful technique because, although the resolution is low, it still allows quite a detailed view of the brain, while the person is alive. You can use that to make decisions…


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