The human brain mediates the perception of the world around us, generates the myriad thoughts, memories, and emotions that make us uniquely human, and controls our immediate and long-term behavioural responses to the environment.
Centre for Brain Research will be located on the campus of the Indian Institute of Science. It is proposed to construct a new 50,000 sq. ft. building to house the Centre.More
Age-related disorders are a major area of concern with increasing longevity. The number of people suffering from dementia increases from the age of 65 onwards.
Alzheimer's disease (AD), one of the most common forms of dementia is a devastating condition of memory loss and cognitive dysfunction, mood swings and behavioral changes leading to progressive decline in the quality of life until death.
AD is now recognized to be the most common cause of dementia accounting for about 60-70% of dementia cases.