13th Nov 2014: Cerebral Diabetes and the Reversal of the Flynn Effect by Mike McInnes

Cerebral Diabetes

 Come along to The Counting House at 7pm to listen to Mike’s talk. Share a crust of bread, and hear the reflections he has to share…


Title of talk:

Cerebral Diabetes and the Reversal of the Flynn Effect;
What is it, what causes it, what is the impact, and how do we combat it?
By Mike McInnes

Summary of what you would like to talk about:

Recently Professor Lovestone at Kings College, London identified 10 proteins that mark Alzheimer’s 15 years prior to diagnosis.   Actually these proteins are markers for cerebral diabetes and they begin not 15 years prior to Alzheimer’s but from the modern foetus, and affect infants, children, teenagers, adults and the elderly – this condition is sugar driven and nothing to do with ageing or genes – although enhanced by each of these. Read more…

Mapping the Human Brain by Mike McInnes

A recent initiative of the US National institutes of Health (NIH) to map the human brain was announced.  The project has been entitled: “Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN).”

The quotation below is sourced from the NIH:
“On April 2, 2013, President Obama launched the BRAIN Initiative to “accelerate the development and application of new technologies that will enable researchers to produce dynamic pictures of the brain that show how individual brain cells and complex neural circuits interact at the speed of thought.” Read more…

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