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             John J. Ngai, Ph.D.

 

From the BRAIN Director

Reflecting on Another Year of Exciting BRAIN Research
November 22, 2021

The National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative continues to grow as reflected by more than 200 new research projects funded in fiscal year 2021, totaling over $540 million. In keeping with the extraordinary breadth of BRAIN, this year’s research portfolio spans a broad array of scientific endeavors – from single-cell biology to synapses to circuits – in model organisms like fruit flies and zebrafish and also with support from human research participants.

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About the BRAIN Director

 

John J. Ngai

John J. Ngai, Ph.D. is the Director of the NIH's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative. Dr. Ngai earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry and biology from Pomona College, Claremont, California, ... 

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