City seeking innovative designs of ‘Shanghai memory’ souvenirs

China Brain Project, which focuses on the study of basic mechanisms underlying cognitive functions of the brain, early diagnosis and intervention of brain diseases, and brain-machine intelligence technology, will start operation soon, said Mu-Ming Poo, the director of the Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The China Brain Project is a 15-year project targeting major scientific discovery and technological development by 2030. The government plans to incorporate substantial reforms in the funding and management systems in association of the Project, in order to ensure success of the Project, added Poo. Currently, the societal burden caused by neurological and psychiatric disorders constitutes about 28 percent of the total burden inflicted by all diseases in the world. If no effective treatments of brain diseases emerge in…


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