Could robots replace animals in Parkinson’s medical trials?

Could robots replace animals in Parkinson’s medical trials?
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, are testing new treatments for Parkinson’s disease on robots. Academics at the university – who are collaborating with the International Institute for Neurosciences of Natal, Brazil – will use computer models of the human brain to simulate the effect medication has on people living with Parkinson’s. The study – which is the first of its kind ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2019-01-24By admin