BRAIN: Latest News

09/30/14

A White House BRAIN Conference highlights new commitments to the BRAIN Initiative and explores how the Initiative can continue to advance neuroscience research and its application on the treatment of brain disorders.

09/30/14

KIBS researchers aim to crack the code of the mammalian brain, starting with one of its memory networks. Neuroscientist Attila Losonczy discusses the ambitious plan and why it has received the support of President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.

09/12/13

Mapping brain activity will produce nearly as much data as the Large Hadron Collider, yet managing the sheer volume of information will be the simplest challenge for brain data managers

05/19/13

An interview with Ralph Greenspan as the University of California, San Diego announces a new Center for Brain Activity Mapping (CBAM).

05/15/13

Responding to President Barack Obama’s “grand challenge” the University of California, San Diego has established the Center for Brain Activity Mapping (CBAM).

05/15/13

To understand the language of the brain, we will need to monitor thousands and then tens and even hundreds of thousands of neurons networked across the brain. Nanotechnology promises to make this – and more – possible.

04/14/13

Today, most people with a basic science education know what a neuron is. But it was only in the late 19th century that Spanish neuroanatomist Santiago Ramón y Cajal convincingly showed that such cells – rather than an interconnected net of tissue – formed the basis of the nervous system.

04/01/13

The Kavli Foundation applauds President Obama's launch of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.

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