Kavli Foundation Invests 0 Million In Brain Research

The Kavli Foundation announced today that it has committed $100 million to neuroscience research. The money will help fund the BRAIN Initiative, which was launched two years ago by President Obama to gain a better understanding of how the brain’s individual cells work together to do everything from creating memories to drawing a picture. The Kavli funding is in addition to the $85 million that the NIH announced today for BRAIN initiative research. Neuroscience researchers hope the money will help develop tools that will allow neuroscientists to see the whole picture of how the brain works–currently researchers can only see a small piece of the puzzle. The majority of the money will be allocated to three new neuroscience institutes at Johns Hopkins University, UCSF, and the Rockefeller University, which will…


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