ACD BRAIN Working Group
Advisory Committee to the Director, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Working Group, Interim Report — Executive Summary
ACD Interim Report: Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Working Group
National Science Foundation (NSF):Understanding the Brain
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA): Defense Sciences Office Solicitations
- Why is this needed?
- How will it work?
- Funding Opportunities
- NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research
Brain Research through Advancing Innovative NeurotechnologiesSM (BRAIN)
WHAT IS THE BRAIN INITIATIVE?
The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is part of a new Presidential focus aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. By accelerating the development and application of innovative technologies, researchers will be able to produce a revolutionary new dynamic picture of the brain that, for the first time, shows how individual cells and complex neural circuits interact in both time and space. Long desired by researchers seeking new ways to treat, cure, and even prevent brain disorders, this picture will fill major gaps in our current knowledge and provide unprecedented opportunities for exploring exactly how the brain enables the human body to record, process, utilize, store, and retrieve vast quantities of information, all at the speed of thought.
THE BRAIN INITIATIVE and BRAIN RESEARCH THROUGH ADVANCING INNOVATIVE NEUROTECHNOLOGIES are service marks of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).