An international team of neuroscientists under leadership of Ed Lein and Hongkui Zeng worked on studies to map the cell types that make up the human brain. VU scientists Natalia Goriounova, Christiaan de Kock and Huib Mansvelder and their teams also contributed to this together with neurosurgeons from the VUmc.
With 750 kEUR funding from TKI, Hilgo Bruining and Klaus Linkenkaer-Hansen have teamed up with the company Clouds of Care in a public-private partnership to accelerate research and implementation of EEG analysis for precision medicine in patients with epilepsy or children with a neurodevelopmental disorder like autism.
The speed at which the human brain processes information is higher than in other animal species. Neuroscientist René Wilbers discovered that by examining millions of brain cells collected from a live sample of brain tissue.