Neuroscience News

05/10/2013

THE BRAIN INITIATIVE

The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative (BRAIN Initiative) is a broad, collaborative research initiative to advance the science and technologies needed to unlock the mysteries of the human brain.

04/01/2013

The Kavli Foundation Applauds President Obama’s All-Hands-on-Deck Call to Unlock Mysteries of Human Brain

The Kavli Foundation applauds President Obama's launch of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.

03/29/2013

President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2012 Kavli Prizes

President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes.

03/05/2013

Flip of a Single Molecular Switch Makes an Old Brain Young

Yale School of Medicine researchers have reversed a process, recreating a youthful brain that facilitated both learning and healing in an adult mouse.

02/20/2013

Human Cognition Depends Upon Slow-firing Neurons

In a new study, Yale School of Medicine researchers describe the molecular basis of of human cognition.

12/17/2012

The Many Maps of the Brain

Your brain has at least four different senses of location – and perhaps as many as 10. And each is different, according to new research from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

12/17/2012

KISN DIrectors Win Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has awarded the 13th Perl-UNC Neuroscience prize jointly to Edvard and May-Britt Moser.

12/13/2012

Norwegian Research School of Neuroscience (NRSN) Established at NTNU

School will be coordinated from The Norwegian Brain Center/Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at NTNU by Professor Menno Witter.

11/30/2012

Novel Studies of Gene Regulation in Brain Development May Mean New Treatment of Mental Disorders

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego and the Institut Pasteur, Paris has come up with a novel way to describe a time-dependent brain development based on coherent–gene-groups (CGGs) and transcription-factors (TFs) hierarchy.

11/20/2012

New Centre for Neural Computation Announced by NTNU

Headed by Kavli Institute co-director May-Britt Moser, the new Centre for Neural Computation at NTNU aims to crack the “Enigma” of the brain – its neural codes.

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