Congressional BRAIN Investigators Reception

BY:American Brain Coalition

The American Brain Coalition partnered with the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus last week for an evening reception bringing over 30 Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative-funded investigators to Capitol Hill.  Three BRAIN Initiative leaders from NIH and NSF were among the attendees and provided thoughtful remarks. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, co-chair of the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, provided remarks on the importance of the BRAIN Initiative to accelerate the advancement of neuroscience research.  Senator Chris Van Hollen spoke as well, relaying his commitment to increasing funding for NIH in his role as member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee.

summary and recording of this exciting event are available.