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The next virtual NIH BRAIN Multi-Council Working Group meeting will be held on Monday, May 16, 2021. Please joins us for the open meeting session available on videocast.  

May 13, 2022
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On May 24 and 25, 2022, a BRAIN Neuroethics Working Group (NEWG) workshop will seek perspectives around research-related care needs for participants of implanted neural device trials after a trial ends.
May 11, 2022
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The 2nd annual BRAIN Initiative Challenge is an essay and video contest for high school students which seeks diverse perspectives on ethics surrounding emerging brain technologies.  

April 18, 2022
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The BRAIN Initiative® has recently launched an essay and video contest for high school students called the BRAIN Initiative Challenge 2.0, which seeks diverse perspectives on the ethics surrounding emerging brain technologies. 

March 16, 2022
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This Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) has been issued to facilitate integration of neuroethics perspectives in BRAIN-funded research on humans. 

March 14, 2022
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A virtual Congressional Briefing today will feature a panel of speakers to share information on the necessity of brain donation.  

March 08, 2022
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Last month, members of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Working Group (NEWG) and Multi-Council Working Group (MCWG) discussed ethical challenges in implanted neural device research in humans, a new concept for funding, and more. 

February 14, 2022
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Please join us for two virtual NIH BRAIN Initiative meetings next Monday and Tuesday. Videocast will be available for the open meeting sessions.

January 19, 2022
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This week, a series of blog posts will highlight BRAIN Initiative funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) for fiscal year 2022. Today’s post focuses on awards for training, equity, and inclusion; neuroethics; and small business.

December 06, 2021
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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