Since The BRAIN Initiative®'s launch in 2013, numerous exciting developments in neurotechnology and our understanding of the brain have been made by BRAIN scientists across the United States and globe.
2021 was a year of U.S. BRAIN Initiative successes. Researchers were at the forefront of neuroscience and neurotechnology as they created new research tools and platforms, forged key collaborations, and were consistently recognized for their groundbreaking work.
Stunning imagery of the brain from this year’s Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo and Video Contest. Here we highlight the top picks and scientific tools used to uncover the beauty of the brain.
Artwork in the form of photos and videos of the beautiful brain, selected as top entries of the 2020 BRAIN Initiative Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo and Video Contest. This article shows how neuroscientists are mapping the brain across species – from worms and sea slugs to humans.
Artwork in the form of photos and videos of the beautiful brain, selected as winners and runners up of the 2020 BRAIN Initiative Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo and Video Contest. Here we plunge into the deepest parts the brain and explore areas that control emotions and memory.
Artwork in the form of photos and videos of the beautiful brain, selected as winners and runners-up of the 2020 BRAIN Initiative Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo and Video Contest. Here we showcase images of neurons in the brain’s cerebral cortex and their networks.
Despite all the challenges that came during 2020, the U.S. BRAIN Initiative continues to thrive. Last year, BRAIN researchers accomplished a host of scientific and technological breakthroughs and were recognized for their successes.
Artwork in the form of photos and videos of the beautiful brain, selected as runners-up of the 2020 BRAIN Initiative “Show Us Your BRAINs!” Photo and Video Contest. This article features non-neuronal workers of the brain–star shaped cells called astrocytes and the brain’s vascular system.
2019 was an exciting year for neuroscience discovery! Last month, several high-profile scientific magazines, journals, and mainstream news outlets featured articles looking back at the top scientific achievements of 2019.
This year’s PECASE (Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers) recipients include researchers and scientific administrators who are contributing to the BRAIN Initiative.
In the run up to the New Year, numerous magazines, journals, and news outlets looked back over the scientific achievements of 2018 and looked ahead to what we can expect from science and technology in 2019.
The BRAIN Initiative has grown over the past 5 years. It will continue to build upon the public-private partnerships, revolutionary technology development, and new knowledge that have emerged, so that we can continue to map the future of brain health.
A group of scientists and funders reflect on what the BRAIN Initiative has already achieved and how it is evolving
Developing wiring diagrams ranging in scale from the individual synapse to the whole brain is a high priority for the BRAIN Initiative — a research effort to catalyze and speed advances in neuroscience by deploying cutting-edge computer science, physics, biology, and chemistry to develop transformative new tools.