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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.

March 3, 2021

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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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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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October 26, 2020

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

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October 5, 2020

Neuroeconomist Daeyeol Lee discusses his new book and the development of artificial intelligence, asking 'Will AI ever surpass human intelligence?'

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October 2, 2020

Anatol Kreitzer presented "Mapping the functional connectivity of the motor thalamus" at the virtual Distinguished Seminar Series on October 1, 2020.

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September 17, 2020

Large scientific projects in genomics and astronomy are influential not because they answer any single question but because they enable investigation of continuously arising new questions from the same data-rich sources.

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September 17, 2020

As projects supported by The BRAIN Initiative® move forward, they will raise a host of important neuroethical considerations not just for the medical community but also for society as a whole, authors of a new paper wrote.

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September 14, 2020

Immune cells play an unexpected role in fine-tuning the brain’s neural circuits, according to research published in September, 2020 in Neuron.

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September 14, 2020

Most of us will be familiar with the sort of stress that leads to sleepless nights.

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April 21, 2020

In times like these, technology seems to be helping us maintain our wellbeing, despite social isolation. Beyond personal use, how is it being applied to improve the state of mental health today?

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April 20, 2020

When people suffer debilitating injuries or illnesses of the nervous system, they sometimes lose the ability to perform tasks normally taken for granted, such as walking, playing music or driving a car. They can imagine doing something, but the injury might block th

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March 9, 2020

On March 11th, LabRoots will be hosting approximately 15,000 neuroscience researchers, clinicians, and scientists from around the globe who are dedicated to understanding the brain and nervous system.