Researchers from many scientific fields such as chemistry, physics, and engineering will be essential to the development of new tools and technology for studying the brain…
Improved method for optimizing resolution of magnetic particle imaging with important medical applications… New technique allows for successful 3D imaging of deep brain tissue in awake animals… Development of a stable deep brain stimulation electrode for long-term implantation…
The “State of the Brain” Keystone Symposium offered a platform for investigators and funding groups to share their current scientific discoveries and discuss new and exciting future brain-related research….
Candidate viral entry receptor for Zika Virus in neural stem cells identified… researchers create 3D topographical map of motor cortex output projections… discovery of new type of On bipolar cell and spatiotemporal wiring specificity in retinal computation of direction…
Controlling neurons with radio waves…inhibition drives whisking behavior in mice…a new type of bright, fast, red fluorescent protein voltage indicator.
Radio waves regulate feeding behavior in mice by turning hypothalamus neurons on or off
The articles cover a wide range of topics related to BRAIN Initiative goals, from multi-scale neural recordings to deep brain stimulation to technologies for recording activity in human brains such as EEG and ECoG.
In a recent “Dear Colleague Letter” (DCL) the National Science Foundation (NSF) describes their intent to create a National Brain Observatory (NBO) to create a coherent national infrastructure for neuroscience that fosters colla
Widespread delivery of genes across the blood brain barrier…light-activated glutamate receptors become more specialized, used in vivo for first time…manipulations of intraocular pressure are used to measure intracranial pressure…researchers discover new types of retinal ganglion cell
The fourth meeting of the Multi-Council Working Group for the NIH BRAIN Initiative provided feedback on concepts for new funding opportunity proposals for fiscal year 2017, introduced the possibility of a new federal partner, addressed neuroethical plans, and contemplated the long-term future