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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 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 5, 2022

New Study Enhances Understanding of How We See

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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 10, 2022

UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Ian Shih, PhD, associate professor of Neurology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center, developed an improved fiber-based optical method to measure activity changes in the brain.

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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 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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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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May 2, 2022

UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Ian Shih, Ph.D., used fMRI and a genetic mouse model to study the effects of a neurotransmitter on brain network functional connectivity, a dynamic process crucial for human health and behavior