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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.

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March 22, 2021

Mapping neural activity to corresponding behaviors is a major goal for neuroscientists developing brain–machine interfaces (BMIs): devices that read and interpret brain activity and transmit instructions to a computer or machine.

March 3, 2021

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February 25, 2021

Cell tracking technique helps uncover how diseases progress, alter healthy tissues

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February 3, 2021

First-Ever Study in People Describes ‘Stop Signal Neurons’ in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. John Ngai, incoming director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative. UC Berkeley, Brittany Hosea-Small
January 25, 2021

John Ngai is the Director of the NIH’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.

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January 12, 2021

A brain-computer interface study reveals one brain region’s surprising role in planning movements exclusively in response to sounds.

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December 23, 2020

For the first time, scientists have recorded how our brains navigate physical space and keep track of others’ location.

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December 23, 2020

Study suggests our brains may be more in sync with each other than we think

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December 23, 2020

NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded scientists used artificial intelligence to help redesign a nutrient grabbing, Venus flytrap-shaped bacterial protein into a highly sensitive serotonin sensor.

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November 30, 2020

Research unlocks new information about reading through visual dictionary in the brain

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November 30, 2020

A new study by MIT neuroscientists shows how the brain is wired for both by tracking the specific circuits involved and their effect on visually cued actions.

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November 23, 2020

A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University has developed artificial intelligence (AI) models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts.

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November 19, 2020

The Allen Institute today announced six new Next Generation Leaders, members of a unique neuroscience advisory panel made up of early-career researchers.

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November 19, 2020

The National Institutes of Health will fund more than 175 grants, totaling nearly $500 million, through the NIH’s Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative, part of a large effort among federal and non-federal partners to use knowledge about how th

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November 12, 2020

Star-shaped ‘glue’ cells make it their business to govern connections between neurons

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October 26, 2020

Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD, will receive the 2020 Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.

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October 22, 2020

While Neuralink, Elon Musk's startup-venture focused on creating a brain-computer interface, garners lots of coverage in the biotechnology space, other bioelectronics ventures continue innovating in this space.