Illuminating next-generation brain therapies

@article{Ferenczi2016IlluminatingNB,
  title={Illuminating next-generation brain therapies},
  author={Emily Ferenczi and Karl Deisseroth},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={414-416}
}
A clinical trial inspired and guided by optogenetics experiments in rodents reports the outcome of targeted transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients suffering from cocaine addiction. Addiction is a poorly understood and heavily stigmatized disease. Substance abuse– and dependence-related conditions afflict 1 in 20 people worldwide, tear individual lives and families apart, and cause hundreds of billions of dollars a year in crime, loss of productivity and health care costs in the US alone… CONTINUE READING
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