The Virtual Brain Project

February 4, 2011

A team of international scientists is working on a mammoth project to create the world's first functional, virtual brain.

Baycrest is leading a team of international scientists in a mammoth project to create the world's first functional, virtual brain.

The effort puts Canada in a global race to pull off a neuroscience feat that is comparable to decoding the human genome. The achievement could revolutionize how clinicians assess and treat various brain disorders, including cognitive impairment caused by stroke and Alzheimer's disease.