Sheila Nirenberg

Sheila Nirenberg: Una prótesis ocular para tratar la ceguera

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En TEDMED, Sheila Nirenberg demuestra una manera ingeniosa para recuperar la vista en el caso de personas con cierto tipo de ceguera, conectandolas señales captadas por una cámara al nervio óptico y enviándolas directamente al cerebro.

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Sheila Nirenberg · Neuroscientist

Sheila Nirenberg studies how the brain encodes information — possibly allowing us to decode it, and maybe develop prosthetic sensory devices.

Sheila Nirenberg studies how the brain encodes information — possibly allowing us to decode it, and maybe develop prosthetic sensory devices.