Media coverage of our collaboration with Jacobo Sitt to capture functional connectivity patterns in conscious and unconscious patients, published in Science Advances in 2019.
Media coverage of our work communicating with behaviourally unresponsive patients in 2017.
Media coverage of the findings reported in our publication in JAMA Neurology in 2015, where we explain how some patients in a vegetative state can retain awareness, despite being unable to respond with movement:
Other languages: LE SCIENCE (Italian edition of Scientific American), DN (Portuguese).
Succesfull fMRI communication with a patient who had been 12 years in a vegetative state. Research also showcased in the BBC Panorama documentary ‘The mind reader: unlocking my voice’:
Newspapers and online reports following our publication in Annals of Neurology in 2012 demonstrating that structural disconnections in the default mode network are part of the basis of the vegetative state and related disorders:
Newspapers and online reports discussing the findings I presented in the XVII Conference of the Spanish Neurosurgery Society (Gran Canaria 2012):
QUO (August 2012): Interview for an article that discussess our methods to reveal covert awareness and communicate with vegetative state patients.
TIME (November 2011): Article about a case of vegetative state that discusses our study on the use of DTI in the diagnosis of the disorders of consciousness (Fernández-Espejo et al., Neuroimage 2011).
EL MUNDO (November 2011): Interview discussing the detection of covert awareness in vegetative state patients with EEG.
Television, newspapers and online reports following our publication in Brain Injury in 2008, where we demonstrated that some patients in a vegetative state or a minimally conscious state can process speech: