March 27, 2018
NIH Directors Blog - In recent years, researchers fueled by The BRAIN Initiative® and many other NIH-supported efforts have made remarkable progress in mapping the human brain in all its amazing complexity.
BRAIN News Spotlight
NIH BRAIN Initiative launches projects to develop innovative technologies to map the brain in incredible detail
In the human brain, 86 billion neurons form more than 100 trillion connections with other neurons at junctions called synapses. Scientists are now working on an ambitious effort to develop technologies to map these connections across the brain, from mice to humans.View Spotlight Article
March 27, 2018
October 30, 2017
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research.
October 23, 2017
$250 million effort will catalog “parts list” of our most complex organ.
NIH announces new round of awards for visualizing the brain in action.
August 10, 2017
Molecular profiling may be key to compiling brain’s “parts list”.
May 4, 2016
Collection of press releases from NIMH related to The BRAIN Initiative®.
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