A global conversation to advance brain research Sept. 19

Media Advisory 16-015 A global conversation to advance brain research Sept. 19 Leaders in brain science and engineering research and policy to gather in New York City for an event catalyzed by the National Science Foundation September 12, 2016 Due to revolutionary new technologies, neuroscientists are poised to significantly advance our understanding of the brain and behavior, with profound implications for health and society. To enhance collaboration and better coordinate global efforts in fundamental neuroscience research, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will support a conference of scientists and government representatives from countries with significant investments in neuroscience research. Attendees, many of whom are members of the U.S. BRAIN Initiative, a public-private collaborative effort aimed at accelerating the development and application of new technologies to revolutionize our understanding of the brain,…


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