BRAIN Blog

First demonstration of adaptive DBS for Parkinson’s disease using motor cortex sensing… Coordinated articulator movements discretely encoded in sensorimotor cortex… Ethical considerations for guidelines on continued access to investigational brain implants…

June 27, 2018

Two re-issued Requests for Applications (RFAs) support innovative methodologically-integrated approaches and multi-PI, team science exploratory approaches within a broader suite of RFAs on brain circuits and integrated approaches.

May 24, 2018

New administrative supplements integrate neuroethics perspectives and approaches into existing BRAIN Initiative awards.

May 02, 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

Miniaturized carbon fiber electrode arrays for intra-nerve recording and stimulation… Reliable measurement and imaging of brain bioenergetics… Emerging medical imaging tool with superior contrast and sensitivity… Improved method for synaptic neural circuit tracing…

April 06, 2018

New BRAIN Initiative K99/R00 Career Transition award to promote diversity, women, and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

April 03, 2018

In a recent interagency program solicitation, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced funding opportunities for the Smart and Connected Health (SCH) program.

March 29, 2018

The meeting will convene BRAIN Initiative awardees, staff, and leadership from contributing federal agencies, plus representatives and investigators from participating non-federal organizations, and members of the media, public, and Congress.

March 14, 2018

Behavioral modeling and optogenetics elucidate mechanisms of subjective, history-dependent decision bias… Advanced transgenic approach improves light-based study of neuronal circuit dynamics… Current state of computational methods in single-cell functional genomics… Sleep promotes…

January 16, 2018