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Karl Deisseroth takes control of brains… with light

by Winni Wintermeyer on July 17, 2014

Karl Deisseroth

Dr. Karl Deisseroth in his lab at Stanford School of Medicine where he works on optogenetics, a neuromodulation technique that allows researchers to turn brain cells on and off with a combination of genetic manipulation and pulses of light. Catch up on his research with this New York Times story.

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