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UNM scientists to take on "Your Dazzling Brain" at free public lecture

UNM scientists to take on "Your Dazzling Brain" at free public lecture

By Luke Frank | February 23, 2016
University of New Mexico scientists will discuss the power of “Your Dazzling Brain” during a free public talk in Albuquerque next month. The March 15 event takes place during International Brain Awareness Week and will include discussions on the latest discoveries in the neurosicences, behavioral health and speech and language development.
BBHI brings team approach to treating brain injury

BBHI brings team approach to treating brain injury

By Michael Haederle | February 17, 2016
The human brain – containing some 86 billion neurons (and trillions of connections among them) – is the most intricate known structure in the universe. A special team is needed to tackle this complexity and devise new treatments for neurological diseases and injuries.
BBHI lands $11.6 million grant for brain injury research

BBHI lands $11.6 million grant for brain injury research

By Michael Haederle | September 18, 2015
The University of New Mexico’s Brain and Behavioral Health Institute (BBHI) has secured a five-year $11.6 million federal grant to find new ways of helping people recover from the catastrophic effects of stroke and traumatic brain injuries. The funding will help establish a new Center for Brain Recovery and Repair that brings together researchers from across the UNM campus to focus on developing new treatments, said BBHI director Bill Shuttleworth, PhD, a Regents’ Professor in the UNM Department of Neurosciences.