Stem Cell Progress

Guy McKhann, MD
December 2014
Certain areas of research generate enormous hype, raising hope that the solutions to some of the unsolved problems of the human brain are just around the corner. This can be a problem in the stem cell field, but progress is being made.

The Truth Behind Brain Games

Guy McKhann, MD
November 2014
The public is often sold the idea that brain games will increase intelligence and delay or reverse the negative cognitive effects of again. Some critics say they are worthless. What's the truth?

A Victory for Clinician Scientists

Guy McKhann, MD
September 2014
The Lasker Foundation's clinical award was given to Alim Louis Benabid and Mahlon DeLong for their development of deep brain stimulation for the treatment of refractory Parkinson’s disease.

Brain Modulation

Guy McKhann, MD
August 2014
Neuroscientists have used a variety of approaches to try to figure out how the brain works. The modulation of neuronal circuits may hold a lot of promise.

Can Brain Scans Describe Good Leaders?

Guy McKhann, MD
May 2014
Alternating between two cortical networks is necessary for a successful leader.

Get to Know Your BRAIN

Guy McKhann, MD
March 2014
President Obama's BRAIN Initiative is a worthwhile endeavor, but there are reasons to be skeptical of its potential impact.

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