BRAIN Blog

In a recent paper published in JAMA Neurology, a collaborative team of ethics and neuroscience experts highlight key ethical issues surrounding neural device research and provide points to consider for researchers and others working in this space.

 

November 22, 2019

A recently issued BRAIN funding opportunity announcement (RFA-MH-20-140) targets development and validation of advanced human cell-based assays to model brain structure and function.

September 12, 2019

Initial thoughts on BRAIN’s strategic plan from the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director BRAIN Initiative Working Group 2.0 are open for public comment through May 15, 2019.

May 01, 2019

A new data sharing policy will require BRAIN Initiative researchers to submit their data to BRAIN data archives, develop a resource sharing plan, and include costs for data preparation and archiving in grant applications.

February 06, 2019

The NIH BRAIN Initiative continues to seek input through a Request for Information (RFI) from key stakeholders on how to best accomplish the ambitious scientific vision of the Initiative.

November 14, 2018

Videocasts will be available for the open sessions of two upcoming BRAIN Initiative workshops on August 24 and September 21, 2018.

August 15, 2018

NIH BRAIN Initiative seeks input through a Request for Information (RFI) from key stakeholders on how to best accomplish the ambitious scientific vision of the BRAIN 2025 report.

July 24, 2018

Congress recently passed a budget bill that promises increased funding above fiscal year 2017 to NIH, including significant increases for the BRAIN Initiative.

April 25, 2018

NIH solicits input to identify a set of core ethical issues associated with research involving the human brain and resulting from advancements in neurotechnology research and development….

June 07, 2016