Enacting the ‘neuro’ in practice: Translational research, adhesion and the promise of porosity

  title={Enacting the ‘neuro’ in practice: Translational research, adhesion and the promise of porosity},
  author={Caragh Brosnan and Mike Michael},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  pages={680 - 700}
  • C. Brosnan, M. Michael
  • Published 4 June 2014
  • Sociology, Medicine, Engineering
  • Social Studies of Science
This article attends to the processes through which neuroscience and the neuro are enacted in a specific context: a translational neuroscience research group that was the setting of an ethnographic study. The article therefore provides a close-up perspective on the intersection of neuroscience and translational research. In the scientific setting we studied, the neuro was multiple and irreducible to any particular entity or set of practices across a laboratory and clinical divide. Despite this… Expand
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