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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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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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December 27, 2021

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

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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

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.