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January 10, 2022

New research sheds light on how the brain combines external information and internal memory to build a sense of touch.

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January 6, 2022

The NIH BRAIN Initiative is entering a new phase.

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December 27, 2021

Seven Caltech researchers are principal investigators on eight new neuroscience grants from the National Institutes of Health's BRAIN Initiative.

Deep brain stimulation as a treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders
December 9, 2021

Study sheds light on potential for long-term, at-home use of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders

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December 9, 2021

BRAIN grantee Eva Dyer is at the forefront of surge in computational neuroscience research at Georgia Tech

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November 15, 2021

New guide will lead to more rigorous analysis, reproducibility and richer conclusions.

A multicolor visualization of the mouse MOp transcriptomic taxonomy overlaid with mapped neuronal cells surrounded by color-coordinated pictures of different types of neurons (GABAergic, glutamatergic, chandelier, etc.) and their electrophysiological signatures. (Credit: Tolias/Nature)
October 6, 2021

Atlas and cell census represent the initial products of the BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network

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October 6, 2021

By Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., and Walter Koroshetz, M.D., director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 

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October 6, 2021

Massive cell census could better pinpoint targets for treating brain diseases

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October 6, 2021

Scientists around the world are working together to catalogue and map cells in the brain. What have these huge projects revealed about how it works?

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September 28, 2021

The Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, largely regarded as America’s top biomedical research prize, was recently awarded to three investigators for their pioneering work on optogenetics, including BRAIN MCWG member Karl Deisseroth.

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September 23, 2021

The 2021 cohort of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigators includes six BRAIN-funded scientists.

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August 10, 2021

The NIH-led Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative continues to teach us about the world’s most sophisticated computer: the human brain.

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May 4, 2021

NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded study opens the door to correlating deep brain activity and behavior

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May 4, 2021

BRAIN Scientists John Maunsell and Tirin Moore are among the newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.