The Mystery Case of the Lost Memory

May 24, 2023

How do you improve the ability of people with traumatic brain injury or Alzheimer’s disease to remember new information?

A Memory Prosthesis Could Restore Memory in People with Damaged Brains

September 6, 2022

Brain electrodes designed to mimic the hippocampus appear to boost the encoding of memories—and are twice as effective in people with poor memory.

In Pursuit of a Realistic Model of the Hippocampus

October 13, 2021

USC Viterbi biomedical engineers have secured $1.2 million in BRAIN Initiative funding to create a model of the hippocampus that is functionally indistinguishable from the real thing.

How to Get Smarter: Start With the Brain Itself

August 12, 2021

On the frontier of neuroscience, researchers are inventing devices to upgrade memory, enhance learning abilities and communicate using only our minds.

Early Warning for Seizures Could be a Game-Changer for Epilepsy Patients

February 19, 2021

USC researchers have harnessed a powerful mathematical model to provide advanced seizure prediction, revolutionizing epilepsy management and treatment.

Ellis Meng and Dong Song Awarded $6 Million to Develop Polymer Brain Devices for the Research Community

January 9, 2020

The BRAIN Initiative grant will allow researchers to create cutting edge polymer electrodes for better brain signal monitoring, paving the way for devices that could restore human memory.