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March 9, 2022

Platform will provide open-source cell catalogue to better understand brain diseases.

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March 7, 2022

NIH-funded study identifies brain cells that form boundaries between discrete events.

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March 7, 2022

Over three years, the work — a collaboration between researchers at Cedars-Sinai in L.A., Boston Children’s, and the University of Toronto — led to the discovery of two new groups of brain cells: boundary and event cells.

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February 28, 2022

Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is diagnosed after an individual has tried several types of treatment for depression and their symptoms haven’t improved.

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February 16, 2022

While there is currently no cure for blindness, a first-of-its-kind artificial vision system has undergone its first successful implantation, bringing with it the potential to restore partial vision to people who have lost their sight.

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February 15, 2022

In a new study on 3D organoid models of the developing cerebral cortex generated from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), researchers at the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University have found three autism risk genes converge on shared pa

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January 26, 2022

Drinking a glass of water is often sufficient to quench thirst after exercising. But while the sensation of thirst may be satiated after just a few minutes of drinking, the process of rehydration actually takes around half an hour.

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January 21, 2022

New sensor grids could transform precision of neurosurgery, expand understanding of the brain.

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January 19, 2022

Researchers used high-resolution technologies to see how dopamine circuitry in mice is affected by addictive drugs. The results answered older structural questions, while raising new ones about plasticity and recovery in the brain.

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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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January 6, 2022

The NIH BRAIN Initiative is entering a new phase.

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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.

Deep brain stimulation as a treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders
December 9, 2021

Study sheds light on potential for long-term, at-home use of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders

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December 9, 2021

BRAIN grantee Eva Dyer is at the forefront of surge in computational neuroscience research at Georgia Tech

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November 15, 2021

New guide will lead to more rigorous analysis, reproducibility and richer conclusions.

A multicolor visualization of the mouse MOp transcriptomic taxonomy overlaid with mapped neuronal cells surrounded by color-coordinated pictures of different types of neurons (GABAergic, glutamatergic, chandelier, etc.) and their electrophysiological signatures. (Credit: Tolias/Nature)
October 6, 2021

Atlas and cell census represent the initial products of the BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network

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October 6, 2021

By Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., and Walter Koroshetz, M.D., director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 

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October 6, 2021

Massive cell census could better pinpoint targets for treating brain diseases