Johns Hopkins, Kavli Foundation create new institute dedicated to study of how the brain works

Rick Huganir (left) and Michael Miller will co-direct the new Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute Related Articles Brain science August 19, 2015 Neuroscientists pinpoint part of brain that taps into our memory banks The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced this morning the founding of three new neuroscience institutes, including one at Johns Hopkins. The new Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at The Johns Hopkins University, expected to launch in early 2016, will bring an interdisciplinary group of researchers together to investigate the workings of the brain. The Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, to be funded by a joint $20 million commitment by Kavli and Johns Hopkins, is designed to integrate neuroscience, engineering, and data science—three fields in which the university has long excelled—to understand the relationship between the brain and behavior.…


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