BRAIN Blog

Filter By:
Image
NIH logo

On September 23, 2020, the National Academies’ Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a public workshop on transcriptomic differences in the brains of women versus men with brain disorders.

September 21, 2020
Image
NIH logo

The NIH is still seeking input on how to enhance scientific and workforce diversity through the BRAIN Initiative. Public comments will be accepted until August 31, 2020.

August 26, 2020
Image
NIH logo

Please join us for two upcoming virtual meetings: the NIH BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Working Group on Thursday, August 20, 2020 and the Multi-Council Working Group on Friday, August 21, 2020. Videocast will be available for the open sessions of both meetings.

August 18, 2020
Image
NIH logo

Unraveling neural contributors to position tracking errors in aging humans… A switch to shut off pain… Inducing torpor in mice in order to understand hibernation states… A novel and noninvasive improvement for optogenetics…

August 12, 2020
Image
BRAIN Blog Thumbnail 6

These three BRAIN Initiative funding opportunities span from developing new theories and computational models, to creating tools for gene editing in marmosets and next generation human brain imaging. Application due dates are coming up in September and October.

July 29, 2020
Image
BRAIN Blog Thumbnail 5

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, NIH has revised its page on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to align with implementation of recent guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for recipients affected by COVID-19.

July 16, 2020
Image
BRAIN Blog Thumbnail 4

Novel neural network translates cortical activity to text… Low-carb diet may prevent and reverse brain aging… Transcriptomic characterization of rare von Economo neurons… Deep learning model predicts Parkinson’s symptomology...

July 07, 2020
Image
BRAIN Blog Thumbnail 2
Wireless control of stress hormone secretion in rats … Cortical organizational mechanisms underlie brain-computer interface learning … Dynamic advances in noninvasive imaging technology aided by machine learning … Amputees control prosthetic limbs with a new regenerative peripheral nerve interface …
June 26, 2020
Image
BRAIN Blog Thumbnail 5

Recently, the NIH BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group met to discuss future funding opportunities and the sixth annual BRAIN Initiative® Investigators meeting convened BRAIN-funded researchers, stakeholders, and the public to share and discuss the latest discoveries.

June 19, 2020
Image
BRAIN Blog Thumbnail 6

A message to the community from Dr. John Ngai, Director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative.

Dear BRAIN Investigators,

June 10, 2020