This week’s featured author: Fred “Rusty” Gage

Along with James B. Aimone and Sebastian Jessberger, Dr. Gage (researcher at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies) wrote a review of Adult neurogenesis. As his bio notes, the “implications of Dr. Gage and colleague’s work go well beyond the academic realm by suggesting the possibility of neuron regrowth after brain damage, a paradigm shifting discovery that has led to new advances in the fields of research and medicine.”

His bio is available on the Scholarpedia Main page.

This week’s featured author: Geoffrey Hinton

Image of Geoffrey Hinton Geoffrey Hinton is one of Scholarpedia’s earliest contributors, and is a giant in the field of computer science, cognitive science, and computational neuroscience. He published the article Boltzmann Machine in 2007 and Deep Belief Networks in 2009. The short biography of him can be found on the Scholarpedia main page. Do check it out!

This week’s featured author: Sebastian Jessberger

Photo of Dr. Sebastian Jessberger

In collaboration with Dr. James B. Aimone and Dr. Fred H Gage, Dr. Jessberger wrote the Adult neurogenesis, describing “the process of generating new neurons which integrate into existing circuits after fetal and early postnatal development has ceased”. 

You can see Dr. Jessberger’s profile on the Scholarpedia Main Page.