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Dr. Preeya Khanna is a F32 award recipient who used the funding opportunity to study motor control restoration after stroke.

September 15, 2022
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Dr. Kate MacDuffie is an F32 award recipient whose research focuses on the neuroethical use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to predict autism spectrum disorder in infancy.

August 25, 2022
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Dr. Michael Young is an F32 award recipient who is using the funding opportunity to help further develop his career and research on neurotechnologies and neuroethics.

July 07, 2022
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The Gruber Foundation and The Kavli Foundation 2022 Prizes in Neuroscience recognize trailblazing contributions in theoretical neuroscience and the genetics of brain disorders.
June 24, 2022
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The National Academy of Sciences recently elected new members Drs. Elizabeth Buffalo, Hollis Cline, Stephen Lisberger, Helen Mayberg, and Jay Shendure for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.  

May 24, 2022
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SPIE journal Neurophotonics has published the first of two extensive status reports on tools for brain science.

May 12, 2022
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Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Justin O’Hare, and colleagues publish landmark paper in Science, finding for the first time that intracellular calcium release plays a key role in how the brain adapts to new environments. 

May 05, 2022
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BRAIN-funded Addgene catalog to disseminate antibodies for neuroscience research based on values of transparency, reproducibility, and community building.  

March 28, 2022
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The prestigious AAAS Honorary Fellow class of 2021 includes five scientists whose research is supported by the BRAIN Initiative: Drs. Guoping Feng, Viviana Gradinaru, Susan Shore, Bing Ye, and Karen Zito. 

March 25, 2022