Johns Hopkins awarded Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute for brain study

Research HighlightsOctober 2, 2015 The Kavli Foundation has announced the founding of a new neuroscience research institute at Johns Hopkins that will promote collaboration between neuroscience, engineering, and data science to better understand the relationship between the brain and behavior. The joint effort to apply for a Kavli Foundation Neuroscience Institute was led by Richard Huganir, professor and director of the Department of Neuroscience, and Michael Miller, BME Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor and Director of the Center for Imaging Science. The thrust of the proposal was a vision of synergy between Schools of Medicine and Homewood — with focus on data science and computational modeling. By drawing on the university’s expertise in “big data” analytics, Hugarin and Miller expect that researchers will be better equipped to leap to a…


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