BRAIN and Stanford University issue a funding opportunity to understand brain function in health and disease

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The Stanford Program for Integrated Neuroscience Technologies (SPrINT) is funding pilot projects focused on understanding brain function. Applications are due December 9, 2022. 

The Stanford Program for Integrated Neuroscience Technologies (SPrINT) is funding pilot projects focused on understanding brain function. Applications are due December 9, 2022. 

The Stanford Program for Integrated Neuroscience Technologies (SPrINT), supported by the BRAIN Initiative, is calling for applications for pilot projects focused on understanding brain function in health and disease. This program will fund six projects, which will be conducted by SPrINT staff using multiple neuroscience technologies. 

Examples of technologies for dissemination include but are not limited to: 

  • In vivo models of neurodegenerative disease 

  • Animal behavior 

  • In vivo models of stroke 

  • Drug efficacy studies 

  • Behavioral phenotyping 

  • Whole brain clearing and imaging 

  • Light sheet imaging

  • Proteomics and transcriptomics 

  • Array tomography 

  • Super-resolution volumetric imaging 

  • STARmap in tissue single cell transcriptomics 

  • Chemogenetics 

  • Neural network mapping 

  • Gene and viral vector technologies 

  • Stereotaxic injection of viral technologies into mice or rats 

  • Transplantation of stem cells in the brain of mice and rats 

  • Human brain organogenesis 

Project proposals that are highly innovative and that use any one or more of these individual technologies are encouraged. The focus of the proposal must be related to understanding brain function in health and disease and must be relevant to the aims of the BRAIN Initiative. Proposals are due by December 9, 2022.  

For more information, please view the SPrINT Pilot Project flyer

This funding opportunity is supported by NIH U24NS124026. For more information on the NIH U24 Program, please visit the program webpage