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UCSF team wins $26 million grant to build brain implant
San Francisco Chronicle

A team led by UCSF neuroscientists has won federal funding to build an implantable brain device that would record and analyze live electrical signals, then alter them to retrain the brain to recover from mental illnesses like depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

The funding, announced Monday night, comes from a U.S. Department of Defense agency that is focused on improving understanding of brain disorders, including illnesses that often affect service members and veterans, and developing new engineering-based treatments.