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The centers will be created through a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) that is part of a family of FOAs supporting the BRAIN Initiative Armamentarium transformative project.

August 24, 2022
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Please join us for two virtual NIH BRAIN Initiative meetings on Tuesday, August 23 and Wednesday, August 24. Videocast will be available for the open meeting sessions. 

Neuroethics Working Group Meeting – Tuesday, August 23, 2022 

August 22, 2022
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The purpose of the annual, open BRAIN Initiative meeting is to continue to build the BRAIN community and provide a forum for discussing exciting scientific developments and potential new directions; and to identify areas for collaboration and research coordination.

August 19, 2022
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NINDS is inviting public input on the challenges and opportunities for supporting and enhancing research in fundamental neuroscience. The deadline for submission of input through a Request for Information is September 1.  

August 18, 2022
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This funding opportunity, with the next due date of February 17, 2023, supports the development of next-generation tools to quantify complex behaviors and integrate them with simultaneous recordings of brain activity in humans. 

August 17, 2022
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Register now for the 10th annual Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Think Tank on August 17-19, 2022. The theme for this 3-day virtual event will be “Women in Neuromodulation” and all sessions will be chaired by women. 

August 15, 2022
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Apply for an NIH Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative team science grant. Add distinct and diverse perspective to improve the quality and value of brain research. Develop innovative conceptual frameworks, approaches, and technologies. Build and strengthen a collaborative network of multidisciplinary researchers. braininitiative.nih.gov, supported by the NIH BRAIN Initiative

The next application deadline for the BRAIN Initiative®: Research Opportunities Using Invasive Neural Recording and Stimulating Technologies in the Human Brain (

August 10, 2022
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In June, we hosted the 8th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting. I relish this yearly event as an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the incredible progress from this foundational In

August 09, 2022
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The NIH announced this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) with interest in team-centric non-invasive imaging technologies to understand brain function and connectivity.

August 03, 2022
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The Office of Science and Technology Policy in the White House will host a virtual event on Thursday, July 28, 2022, that will cover promising areas of research to address the Nation’s mental health crisis.  

July 26, 2022