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The one million Euro Brain Prize, awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation in Denmark has been announced. Last year's winners, received the prize for their work understanding the mechanisms of reward in the brain. This year, the prize has gone to four neuroscientists for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease. … Continue reading Alzheimer’s researchers win world’s top brain research prize
Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: Clinical trials planned for promising stroke treatment, using stem cells to treat spinal cord injury and more!
Zebrafish, rodents, and nonhuman primates have been instrumental in the technological developments emanating from the BRAIN Initiative, and will be critical in testing applications of new technologies for use in humans, say Directors of two NIH institutes Leaders from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) this past Monday presented exciting updates on the Brain Research … Continue reading Congressional Neuroscience Caucus Briefing on the BRAIN Initiative Emphasizes Need for Animal Research