From concussions in youth sports to treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s, the health of the brain is something that has been getting a lot of attention lately.

The Brain Performance Institute, a one-of-a-kind facility at the University of Texas at Dallas, will work toward helping many in those areas.

The state-of-the-art facility is actually designed to look like the brain. And, the work being done in this building will help all walks of people. Leanne Young, the executive director of the institute, said the one goal includes bringing scientifically-proven innovation to the public.

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Published on NBC Dallas/Fort Worth November 23, 2017