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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
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
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
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
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
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
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2014
Mix of public, private, philanthropic, and academic investments will fund additional BRAIN Initiative-related projects.
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
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
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2017
A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.
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