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November 14, 2013

The Founder's Symposium at UC San Diego invited Dr. Annese to speak about "Building a Bigger Brain". Click on the link below to watch the video.


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August 11, 2010

Claudia Hammond revisits the case of H.M. on BBC World Service ‘Health Check’ in a 28 minute long program. 


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August 25th, 2009

Nova PBS takes a closer look at how memory works.


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December 3, 2009 

Bill Whitaker reports for CBS Evening News about the sectioning of patient H.M.’s brain.  


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December 10, 2009

RTR (Russian Television and Radio) features The Brain Observatory and the famous case of patient H.M. 


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Attempts to rescue stranded or sick marine animals at times are sadly not successful. Our lab has taken interest in evaluating levels of metals in the brain of marine mammals. Special histological stains can be used to localize metal compounds in the brain in an attempt to link their levels to behavioral consequences.


3d Reconstruction from MRI data

This video shows a virtual 3d reconstruction created from MRI scan data of H.M.'s Brain.  The red areas are the tissue that was extracted by Scoville during the 1953 surgery to remove part of his medial temporal lobe (MTL).


Video: The Cutting of Patient H.M.

On December 2nd, 2009 we began slicing the brain of the amnesic patient H.M. into giant histological sections.


Video: To Leaf Through A Brain

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Video: Made in Italy
Il Dottor Annese e lo staff a L’Osservatorio del Cervello vogliono ringraziare tutti i connazionali che hanno assistito all’ottava puntata di Superquark e che hanno scritto dimostrando entusiasmo e solidarieta’.