What Do We know about diseases that affect the brain? Scientific research as a motor of change in society

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PhD. Rene Vidal, Researcher of the Center of Integrative Biology of the Universidad Mayor. PhD in science-biology and cellular.

The brain functions as a complex network, organized temporally and spatially. This organ, as it ages, is losing its ability to adapt to the paths it experiences daily. In Addition, it decreases its size and thus the neural communications (synapses), which are key to the normal functioning of this. On the second date of the cycle of the Route of thought, the academician of the Center of Integrative Biology U. Major, PhD. Rene Vidal, detailed the scientific efforts to create new tools that reverse or delay this process, in order to avoid the emergence of diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's

This took place on April 23rd at 11:45hrs Room C1, Centro cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM), Av. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 227, Santiago, Chile.

Registration and Information: vinculacion@umayor.cl

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