The article outlines the benefits and challenges of classifying neurons and highlights new genetic techniques for defining cell types.

August 26, 2015

Dr. Jeff Lichtman and colleagues published a paper in Cell outlining a series of techniques for sectioning, reconstructing, and analyzing a discrete volume of mouse brain tissue with nanometer resolution.

August 11, 2015

NIH BRAIN Initiative grantee Lihong Wang receives award for the development of innovative brain imaging technology. 

August 07, 2015

In separate publications, co-chair of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director for The BRAIN InitiativeSM, Dr. Cori Bargmann, and the current Society for Neuroscience president, Dr.

August 01, 2015

National Institute of Mental Health Director and co-chair of NIH BRAIN Initiative
Multi-Council Working Group, reviews several scientific advancements stemming from the first year NIH-funded projects.

June 23, 2015

Data science – the extraction of knowledge from large volumes of unstructured data – has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of health and disease.

June 19, 2015

BRAIN Initiative grantee Dr. Carlos Brody co-authored a Nature paper that explores how distinct neural circuits contribute to the brain’s process of making decisions based on weighing evidence.

June 04, 2015