Tag Archives: optogenetics

OCD, DBS, and Diabetes

As many of us are aware, a good number of scientific findings, such as the discovery of penicillin, have been made by accident. Well here’s another one to add to the list. A May 23, 2018 article published in the … Continue reading

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OCD and Optogenetics

University of Pittsburgh researcher, Dr. Susanne Ahmari, is using optogenetics to study obsessive-compulsive disorder. In optogenetics, scientists insert genes for light-sensitive proteins into the brains of animals. They can then control and study neurons which have been genetically sensitized to … Continue reading

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