Toward a Global BRAIN Initiative

Cell. 2017 Mar 9;168(6):956-959. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.02.023. Epub 2017 Feb 27.


Neuroscience is entering a collaborative era in which powerful new technologies, generated by large scientific projects in many countries, will have a dramatic impact on science, medicine, and society. Coordinating these international initiatives and ensuring broad distribution of novel technologies and open accessibility of the generated data will multiply their value, while tapping creativity and expertise from every source.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / cytology
  • Brain / physiology
  • Brain Mapping*
  • Humans
  • International Cooperation
  • Neurosciences / education
  • Neurosciences / methods*
  • Neurosciences / trends