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Scientists Discuss BRAIN Initiative
Scientists Discuss BRAIN Initiative
Edyta Zielinska | May 13, 2013
Last week brought scientists one step closer to outlining a plan for the massive government-funded project.  
Former Head of NIMH, Lewis Judd, Dies
Former Head of NIMH, Lewis Judd, Dies
Kerry Grens | Jan 14, 2019
The UCSD psychiatry researcher championed the concept of mental illness as a neurobiological condition and helped form the US government’s Decade of the Brain initiative.
BRAIN Initiative Asks for $4.5B
BRAIN Initiative Asks for $4.5B
Kerry Grens | Jun 9, 2014
An advisory committee for the BRAIN Initiative says that to fully fund the goals of the neuroscience research program, taxpayers should fork over $4.5 billion.
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 17, 2019
Researchers develop a system to deliver synthetic blood to isolated brains hours after death.
Image of the Day: CRISPR on a Mouse Canvas
Image of the Day: CRISPR on a Mouse Canvas
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Oct 25, 2017
Scientists are using CRISPR-Cas9 technology to tag and explore specific sets of neurons in mice, in one of the first steps towards building a comprehensive atlas of brain circuitry. 
Proposed US Spending Bill Boosts Science Funding
Proposed US Spending Bill Boosts Science Funding
Shawna Williams | Mar 22, 2018
NIH, NSF, and the DOE’s Office of Science will be among the agencies with budget increases if the omnibus bill is passed.
$300M Boost for BRAIN
$300M Boost for BRAIN
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2014
Mix of public, private, philanthropic, and academic investments will fund additional BRAIN Initiative-related projects.
Preliminary BRAIN Plans
Preliminary BRAIN Plans
Kate Yandell | Sep 18, 2013
An NIH working group lays out nine research areas the new federal neuroscience initiative will fund.
Doubling Up on Brain Power
Doubling Up on Brain Power
Jef Akst | Mar 19, 2014
Europe and the United States launch a collaboration linking their government-backed initiatives to study the human brain.
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2017
A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.

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