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Director’s Blog: Early BRAIN Breakthroughs

By Thomas Insel, NIMH Director, June 22, 2015 I don’t usually keep count of scientific breakthroughs, but right now we are on a streak of findings from the BRAIN Initiative that, if my count is correct, looks like one a week for the past five weeks. BRAIN is the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative. This is

NIH-funded research lays groundwork for next-generation prosthetics

Monday, February 9, 2015, 8 a.m. EST New DARPA initiative builds on basic research Three groups of researchers who have received support from the National Institutes of Health will obtain funding from the President’s BRAIN Initiative to improve artificial limb technology. The new awards will be funded and administered by the Defense Advanced Research Projects