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June 9, 2022

In a study of a small region of the thalamus, MIT neuroscientists have now identified three distinct circuits that influence the development of both motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s.

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June 6, 2022

APL researchers are standardizing an amazing collection of high-resolution brain mapping data, an effort that would enable unprecedented analysis and make the Laboratory a focal point for neuroscience research.

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May 9, 2022

Parkinson's disease is marked by the death of dopamine-producing neurons in the brain — specifically in the substantia nigra, a structure deep within a region of the brain called the midbrain.

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May 9, 2022

3 new projects launch on the Allen Institute's OpenScope, a shared neuroscience observatory, supported by the NIH BRAIN Initiative

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April 11, 2022

Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative have developed a way to genetically insert a type of light receptor into neu

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April 6, 2022

In the diagnosis of disease, doctors often need to take tissue samples and process them for examination under a microscope. Millions of such biopsies are performed in the U.S. every year. But these pose many challenges. Biopsies may damage healthy tissue.

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March 28, 2022

Addgene, the nonprofit biorepository, now produces and distributes ready-to-use recombinant antibodies.

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March 9, 2022

Platform will provide open-source cell catalogue to better understand brain diseases.

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February 15, 2022

In a new study on 3D organoid models of the developing cerebral cortex generated from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), researchers at the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University have found three autism risk genes converge on shared pa

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January 10, 2022

Understanding of novel functional roles can advance research in Alzheimer’s disease, other learning and memory disorders.

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November 15, 2021

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

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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

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