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Brain-Mapping Research Must Be Translated Into Tests, Treatments, WHO Says

Nature: Big brain projects urged to aid public health
“Major brain-mapping projects have multiplied in recent years, as neuroscientists develop new technologies to decipher how the brain works. These initiatives focus on understanding the brain, but the World Health Organization (WHO) wants to ensure that they work to translate their early discoveries and technological advances into tests and treatments for brain disorders…” (Reardon, 11/8).

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