The article outlines the benefits and challenges of classifying neurons and highlights new genetic techniques for defining cell types.
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.
NIH BRAIN Initiative grantee Lihong Wang receives award for the development of innovative brain imaging technology.
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.
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.
Data science – the extraction of knowledge from large volumes of unstructured data – has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of health and disease.
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.
BRAIN Initiative awardee Dr.
The Advisory Committee to the NIH Director BRAIN Working Group recently published an article in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…