BRAIN: Latest News

10/14/15

How should the BRAIN Initiative evolve to unite and synergize the hundreds of individual laboratories it currently funds? Six researchers now propose a national network of neurotechnology centers, or “brain observatories.” Paul Alivisatos, Miyoung Chun, Michael Roukes and Rafael Yuste — four of the paper’s authors — answer your questions about this new idea and how it might affect the future of neuroscience.

10/13/15

Researcher aims to develop methods for examining neuronal activity across scales.

10/01/15

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced today the commitment of more than $100 million in new funds to enable research aimed at deepening our understanding of the brain and brain-related disorders.

09/10/15

Crowdfunding campaign launches to help build region as ‘neurotech’ hub.

06/15/15

UC Davis selects five interdisciplinary research projects with the potential for high-impact discoveries in brain science. 

06/10/15

NSF and NBC Learn video series highlights research conducted in the White House BRAIN Initiative.

05/20/15

Four Kavli neuroscientists — Rafael Yuste, Ken Shepard, Liam Paninski and Darcy Peterka, from Columbia University — reflect on the major obstacles in brain research today and the remarkable new technologies that may soon overcome them.

05/20/15

Late last year, some of the nation’s top neuroscientists and tech innovators gathered in New York to talk shop at a Kavli Futures Symposium. By the end of the event, the future of neurotechnology never looked so bright.

12/01/14

Neuroscience is in the midst of a technological leap that is enabling researchers to study the brain in unprecedented detail. With the launch last month of the NeuroTechnology Center, Columbia University has officially joined the neurotechnology race.

11/15/14

Leaders from the U.S. BRAIN Initiative, Europe’s Human Brain Project and Japan’s Brain/MINDS discuss their ambitious projects, which are aimed at nothing less than transforming our understanding of the human brain.

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