Soon after returning home from a stay in Africa, a 31-year-old female patient experienced disabling headaches, distorted vision, and sensations of pins and needles on a finger and a foot.

For more than 15 years, burn patients at Harborview Medical Center have donned a head-mounted display to play a virtual-reality game while undergoing painful dressing changes and other therapies. 

Across realms of neuroscience and microtechnology, UW and the Massachussets Institute of Technology are working to build a better device that can regularly record signals in the brain, which could one day help restore movement for people with mo

Predicting how a mild blast concussion might affect a military service member six to 12 months after the injury might hinge on clinical factors that can be assessed in the combat theater.

While her high school peers were going to classes, making friends and adjusting to the rhythms of a new school year, then-senior Kelsey Deschamps from Florence, Mont., was undergoing surgery at Harborview Medical Center.

[12 p.m. 8.20: Update noting that the guidelines were updated and republished in 2012]

For the first time, two Seattle powerhouses in brain research are collaborating to teach the next generation of neuroscientists.

Our brain’s response to the sight of food appears driven more by our blood sugar level at the moment than our upbringing or genetics, research from the University of Washington suggests. 

Developing next-generation technologies to restore memory is the goal of a new, multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort.  The project, which is in support of President Obama’s BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnolo

Editor's note: The headline and story have been corrected and clarified to convey that the study's measure was the proportion of head injuries among all bicycle-related injuries in the cities studied.


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