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Colorful pathways in a human brain.

A recent virtual workshop hosted by the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) brought together representatives from the International Brain Initiative (IBI) to discuss approaches to shaping the future of international neuroscience coll

October 14, 2021
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NIH logo

A virtual workshop organized by The National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) will bring together cross-disciplinary experts to discuss scientific advances in genetics and neuroscience this October 5 and 6.

October 04, 2021
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NIH logo

Last month, members of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Working Group (NEWG) and Multi-Council Working Group (MCWG) discussed the ethics of research participant payment, diversifying brain tissue donation, the BRAIN In

September 16, 2021
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Illustration of a colorful brain.

Join us today for a virtual event that will bring together NIH BRAIN program staff, BRAIN-funded investigators, and the neuroscience community to discuss the latest findings in our understanding of the human brain, neuropsychiatric disorders, and behavior. 

August 25, 2021
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Colorful pathways in a human brain.

Please join us for two virtual NIH BRAIN Initiative meetings tomorrow and Friday. Videocast will be available for the open meeting sessions.

August 18, 2021
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A schematic image of a brain, showing the BRAIN neuroethics logo.

The NIH BRAIN Initiative recently organized a neuroethics-focused session on engagement between neuroethicists, neuroscientists, and the public and scientific communities, as part of the virtual 7th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting.

August 16, 2021
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Yellow neuron.

What will the future of brain connectivity mapping look like? What have we learned? Where are we now? Find out by reading our recent report summarizing key takeaways from the workshop.

August 12, 2021
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BRAIN Director, Dr. John Ngai

After the past year and a half of pandemic-induced isolation, the 7th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting held last month truly felt like a celebration.

July 22, 2021
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Brain to bedside circuit therapies workshop graphic with brain maze illustration.

This workshop will bring together cross-disciplinary investigators to discuss the potential for human translation of next-generation circuit therapies for disorders of the central nervous system

June 28, 2021
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BRAIN Initiative investigators meeting brain graphic.

The virtual meeting will feature a host of plenary sessions, symposia, research and trainee highlight talks, open dialogues, specialty sessions, networking opportunities, and more. It will take place on June 15-17, 2021.

June 14, 2021