NIH Announces 6 Funding Opportunities for BRAIN Initiative

December 18, 2013 4:06 PM

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NIH Announces 6 Funding Opportunities for BRAIN Initiative

Brain scientists may be getting what they asked for this Christmas — six new funding opportunities to develop tools and technologies for understanding the brain. The National Institutes of Health announced the funding opportunities yesterday (Dec. 17) as part of President Barack Obama's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.

The NIH has pledged $40 million in funding that reflects "high-priority" research areas identified by the BRAIN Working Group in September. These include classifying cell types and mapping the brain, developing tools to record from and control brain circuits, and forming interdisciplinary teams to d...

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