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September 22, 2022

Today the National Institutes of Health announces two transformative projects supported by the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative:

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November 30, 2022

Actuated Medical, Inc. has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health

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November 17, 2022

New research funded by the NIH BRAIN Initiative sheds light on how we organize and store memories

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November 10, 2022

In a new report published Tuesday in Nature Communications, Chang’s team has pushed that scientific milestone even further.

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October 25, 2022

Organoids — tissue cultures that roughly replicate the functions of an organ — allow researchers to observe how cells behave in tissues in vitro, in the lab.

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October 18, 2022

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have pioneered the CMU Array — a new type of microelectrode array for brain computer interface platforms. It holds the potential to transform how doctors are able to treat neurological disorders.

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October 5, 2022

New study sheds light on underlying effects of visual settings on brain processing and facial perception.

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September 14, 2022

First U.S. Human Procedure Performed at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City

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August 30, 2022

Despite its chequered past, deep-brain electrical stimulation is finally showing some signs of success.

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August 24, 2022

Researchers will map brain circuits controlling behaviors, thoughts, and moods.

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August 16, 2022

Scientists know both a lot and very little about the brain.

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August 4, 2022

Using organoids to model early development, researchers used an emerging microscopy technology to see that new neurons struggled to reach their developmental destination

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August 2, 2022

Each year, the initiative celebrates some standout and especially creative examples of such advances in the “Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo & Video Contest. During most of August, I’ll share some of the most eye-catching developments in our blog series, The Amazing Brain.

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July 5, 2022

The human brain remains one of the greatest mysteries in science and one of the biggest challenges in medicine.

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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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June 2, 2022

Unexpected outcomes trigger release of noradrenaline, which helps the brain focus its attention and learn from the event.

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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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May 5, 2022

Researchers have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility to learn new tasks -- and the focus to develop highly specific skills.

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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