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Prosthetic Memory System Successful in Humans

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Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.  In the pilot study, participants’ short-term memory performance showed a 35 to 37 percent improvement over baseline measurements. The research was funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Detect Molecular Biomarker for Osteoarthritis

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For the first time, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of other inflammatory diseases using a newly developed technology.  

Wake Forest Baptist, UNC Health Care Sign Definitive Agreement Regarding Ownership of High Point Regional Health

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, have signed a binding agreement that advances the process to transition ownership of High Point Regional to Wake Forest Baptist.

Wake Forest Baptist and Allegacy Federal Credit Union Form Partnership

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Wake Forest Baptist and Allegacy Federal Credit Union today announced an innovative partnership – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – focused on improving both the physical and financial wellbeing of people in our community.

Civic Engagement Can Help Teens Thrive Later in Life

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In a study published in the current issue of the journal Child Development, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that teens who were engaged in civic activities were more likely than non-engaged peers to attain higher income and education levels as adults.

Last Updated: 05-28-2015
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