Wednesday, 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 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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

Tuesday, 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. This striking image offers a spectacular case in point, thanks to a new tool called Visual Neuronal Dynamics (VND).

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative, which is an NIH-led project aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain, happens to have generated some of the coolest—and most informative—imagery now available in neuroscience. So, throughout the month of August, I’ll share some of the entries from the initiative’s latest Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo and Video Contest.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded study opens the door to correlating deep brain activity and behavior

Monday, March 22, 2021

Success in flies and worms has inspired several efforts to reconstruct more complex mammalian brain circuits. Reconstructing a whole mouse brain using electron microscopy is the next logical step, but scaling from a fly to a mouse brain presents serious challenges.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The most comprehensive wiring map to date of the fruit fly brain has transformed the field of neuroscience, identifying new cell types and reconfiguring circuit models. Are neuroscientists now ready to tackle the mouse brain?

In the News

The BRAIN Initiative Alliance (BIA) aims to spread the word about BRAIN-funded scientific advancements. Visit the BIA website for up-to-date news coverage about the impact of BRAIN Initiative research. 

The BRAIN Blog

The BRAIN Blog covers updates and announcements on BRAIN Initiative research, events, and news. Hear from BRAIN Initiative trainees, learn about new scientific advancements, find out about recent funding opportunities, and more.