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  • Researchers identify compound with potent antiseizure effects Open's video Researchers identify compound with potent antiseizure effects in new window.

    Professor Hee Jung Chung discusses how her team discovered a compound that reduces the excitability of neurons in the hippocampus. The compound, known as TC-2135, lowered the severity of seizures in mice and could contribute to the development of...

  • How to MRI your dragon (EMMY nominee) Open's video How to MRI your dragon (EMMY nominee) in new window.

    Bearded dragons are America's No. 1 companion lizard. Dr. Krista Keller and "B" the bearded dragon discuss why they are creating an MRI brain atlas for these amazing reptiles.

    Keller is an assistant professor in the Department of...

  • Bearded dragon common behaviors and neurological issues Open's video Bearded dragon common behaviors and neurological issues in new window.

    Krista Keller describes her favorite bearded dragon behaviors and when to consider getting an MRI checkup for your companion lizard. Keller is an assistant professor of Veterinary Clinical Medicine and Co-Director of the Wildlife Epidemiology...

  • How to MRI your dragon (1min) Open's video How to MRI your dragon (1min) in new window.

    Dr. Krista Keller and "B" the bearded dragon talk about giving a lizard an MRI. Watch the full version here https://youtu.be/JOaW-dPFO18

  • I ❤️ bearded dragons Open's video I ❤️ bearded dragons in new window.

    Bearded dragons are America's number one companion lizard. Doctor Krista Keller and others at the University of Illinois are developing safe MRI protocols and building a brain atlas for beardies.
    Watch this reptilian research here:...

  • 60 Second Science: Mariana Kersh on tissue biomechanics Open's video 60 Second Science: Mariana Kersh on tissue biomechanics in new window.

    Beckman Institute member Mariana Kersh presents her research in sixty seconds. Kersh is an associate professor of mechanical science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Giving back: student researcher, veterans work together to study brain health Open's video Giving back: student researcher, veterans work together to study brain health in new window.

    This Veterans Day, student researcher Elizabeth Spurlock reflects on her experience investigating issues related to brain health in populations who have served. She discusses the role of research in understanding the needs of the veteran community...

  • Thanks for 3 million views! Open's video Thanks for 3 million views! in new window.

    Thank you for 3 million views on our YouTube channel!

  • Beckman Institute: By the Numbers Open's video Beckman Institute: By the Numbers in new window.

    Check out this infographic about the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. To read the full 2020-21 Annual Report, please visit https://beckman.illinois.edu/about/2020-2021-annual-report

  • 60 Second Science: Jefferson Chan on molecular imaging probes and disease Open's video 60 Second Science: Jefferson Chan on molecular imaging probes and disease in new window.

    Beckman Institute Photoacoustic Imaging group member Jefferson Chan presents his research in sixty seconds. Chan is an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Beckman Spook-o-meter Open's video Beckman Spook-o-meter in new window.

    Happy Halloween from the Beckman Institute

  • Light in, sound out: Molecular probe targets disease using photoacoustics Open's video Light in, sound out: Molecular probe targets disease using photoacoustics in new window.

    Jefferson Chan and his team are creating small-molecule photoacoustic probes that, when excited by laser light, emit sound waves that help them non-invasively detect the biomarkers of harmful substances in the body. Recent work successfully targeted...

  • Albert Feng research tribute Open's video Albert Feng research tribute in new window.

    Professor emeritus Albert Feng recalls his groundbreaking work on smart hearing aids and bio-molecular cochlear implants in this interview from 2007. Feng passed away unexpectedly in California on August 31, 2021. He was a professor of molecular...

  • Tinnitus, blood flow and the brain Open's video Tinnitus, blood flow and the brain in new window.

    Researchers at the University of Illinois use MRI imaging to explore the link between tinnitus, hearing loss, and blood flow in the brain.