In a straightforward, methodical, yet wildly exciting talk, MIT researcher Polina Anikeeva describes how her team is using materials science to address dysfunctions in the human nervous system. Modern materials open the door to noninvasive medical interventions, she explains. getAbstract recommends this video to those interested in neuroscience, disease prevention, technology or innovation.
In this summary, you will learn
- How scientists communicate with neurons and
- Why this technological breakthrough could change the treatment of neurological diseases.
About the Speaker
Polina Anikeeva is a professor in MIT’s department of materials science and engineering.