Loading…

Ed Boyden: Un interruptor de llum per les neurones

TED2011 · 18:24 · Filmed Mar 2011
Subtitles available in 29 languages
View interactive transcript
742,588 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

Ed Boyden ens ensenya com, introduint a les neurones gens de proteïnes sensibles a la llum, pot activar o desactivar determinades neurones amb implants de fibra òptica. Amb aquest nivell de control sense precedents, ha aconseguit curar ratolins de trastorns similars a l'estrés posttraumàtic i certes formes de ceguesa. A l'horitzó: les pròtesis neuronals. El moderador Juan Enriquez fa una petita entrevista al final.

pin This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
Neuroengineer
At the MIT Media Lab, Ed Boyden leads the Synthetic Neurobiology Group, which invents technologies to reveal how cognition and emotion arise from brain networks — and to enable systematic repair of disorders such as epilepsy and PTSD. Full bio

Discuss

160 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please log in or sign up to add comments.
There are currently no comments for this talk.