The fifth meeting of the Multi-Council Working Group for the NIH BRAIN Initiative provided an update on scientific advancements, discussed BRAIN-related efforts across federal agencies and non-federal organizations, and cleared concepts for possible new funding opportunities for fiscal year 2017.
Videocasts will be available for the NIH BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group and Neuroethics Workgroup meetings on August 2nd and August 3rd…
New classification of channelrhodopsin identified… Novel tool developed for studying cell lineages in whole organisms… Multi-area two-photon microscope monitors cortico-cortical dynamics… Continue reading BRAIN Publication Roundup – July
NIH-funded scientists map human brain in unprecedented detail…
Researchers from many scientific fields such as chemistry, physics, and engineering will be essential to the development of new tools and technology for studying the brain… Continue reading The BRAIN Initiative Seeks to Include More Diverse Fields of Science
Improved method for optimizing resolution of magnetic particle imaging with important medical applications… New technique allows for successful 3D imaging of deep brain tissue in awake animals… Development of a stable deep brain stimulation electrode for long-term implantation… Continue reading BRAIN Publication Roundup – June 2016
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is recruiting for the position of Director of the NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative… Continue reading NINDS Seeking Exceptional Candidates for the Position of Director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative
The “State of the Brain” Keystone Symposium offered a platform for investigators and funding groups to share their current scientific discoveries and discuss new and exciting future brain-related research…. Continue reading Presentations of International Brain Programs at Keystone Meeting
NIH solicits input to identify a set of core ethical issues associated with research involving the human brain and resulting from advancements in neurotechnology research and development….
A Neuroethics Workgroup will assist the NIH BRAIN Initiative in handling issues and problems involving ethics…