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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
A patient and a physician discuss the difficulty of finding a depression treatment that works.
  • American Brain Coalition
With the goal of sharing the joy of science with the world, over two dozen volunteers from NW NOGGIN came to Washington, DC, recently for a week of outreach and education.
  • American Brain Coalition
  • 17 min
On April 19, congressional staff and research advocates gathered at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC to watch a new NOVA documentary about Alzheimer's disease and discuss the urgent need to find a cure for the disease.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
On March 23, 2016, lawmakers and research advocates gathered for a briefing about the importance of basic research to find treatments for diseases.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
At the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus briefing on the developing brain, leaders in the neuroscience field explored the fundamental differences between the growing and fully developed brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Genetics experts, medical advocates, and lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill to discuss the latest research on cutting edge gene-editing techniques.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The United States bets big on the brain by funding new tools and technologies to study the nervous system.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Nootropics include a large host of substances that affect and enhance the way the brain works.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Researcher Samuel Cohen explains how Alzheimer’s differs from normal memory loss and how that may hold the key for future treatments.
  • TED
  • 8 min
Watch this discussion on the discoveries and possibilities of the BRAIN Initiative.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 62 min
For more than a century, scientists have studied the brain, and yet, there is still so much about it that remains a mystery.
  • National Science Foundation
Learn about the National Eye Institute’s effort to restore vision in difficult-to-treat eye diseases.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 4 min

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.