Ed Boyden:
Ed Boyden: 為神經元安裝發光的配備

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Ed Boyden 告訴我們通過轉錄光敏感的蛋白基因進入腦細胞,以及植入的光纖,他可以選擇性地活化或去活化特定的神經元細胞。利用這突破性的大腦精控制技術,他成功地在老鼠身上,治癒類似創傷症候群和某些失明現象,以期不久的未來發展神經修復術、神經性義肢。會議的主持人Juan Enriquez 在演講結束後引導簡短的"問與答"談話單元。

Ed Boyden is a professor of biological engineering and brain and cognitive sciences at the MIT Media Lab and the MIT McGovern Institute. Full bio
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