UC Newsroom | October 25th, 2016

UC scientists awarded more than $9 million from federal BRAIN Initiative

Fourteen University of California research teams will share $9.5 million from the federal government’s BRAIN Initiative, part of $70 million in new grants announced by the National Institutes of Health. This is the third round of grants to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative announced three years ago […]

UC Berkeley News | October 14th, 2016

Four projects garner $1.7 million from federal BRAIN initiative

Four UC Berkeley research teams will share $1.7 million from the federal government’s BRAIN initiative, part of $70 million in new grants announced Thursday, Oct. 13, by the National Institutes of Health. This is the third round of grants to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative announced three years […]

PLOS Neuro | October 7, 2015

Ask them Anything about fMRI

In advance of this month’s 2015 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, PLOS Neuro Community today hosted a ‘PLOS Science Wednesday’ Ask Me Anything (AMA) on redditscience. The AMA  featured neuroscientists Ben Inglis and Jean-Baptiste (JB) Poline from UC Berkeley Brain Imaging Center  discussing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Read the completed AMA here.  For background on this subject and to […]

Berkeley Neuroscience News | November 22, 2014

The Brain Imaging Center: A campus resource for cutting-edge research

By Sarah Hillenbrand The Henry J. Wheeler Jr. Brain Imaging Center (affectionately referred to as ‘the BIC’) is a hub for cutting-edge neuroscience research at Berkeley. The BIC community is a diverse one, with its users calling departments across campus their home. In neuroscience, psychology, vision science, anthropology, bioengineering, and even the Haas School of […]

ABC News | October 21, 2014

Berkeley team to transform MRI

At a busy imaging lab at the University of California, Berkeley researchers are preparing for a journey to unmapped corners of the human brain. To get there, the team led by neuroscience professor David Feinberg, Ph.D, is pushing the boundaries of magnetic resonance imaging, also known as MRI. Instead of imaging the entire brain, they’re […]

Berkeley News | September 30, 2014

NIH awards UC Berkeley $7.2 million to advance brain initiative

The National Institutes of Health today announced its first research grants through President Barack Obama’s BRAIN Initiative, including three awards to the University of California, Berkeley, totaling nearly $7.2 million over three years. The projects are among 58 funded in this initial wave of NIH grants, involving 100 researchers and a total of $46 million […]

Berkeley News | January 5, 2011

Advance makes MRI scans more than seven times faster

An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has reported a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging that allows brain scans more than seven times faster than currently possible. In a paper that appeared Dec. 20 in the journal PLoS ONE, a University of California, Berkeley, physicist and colleagues from the University of Minnesota and Oxford University […]