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The NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research is a cooperative effort among the 15 NIH Institutes, Centers and Offices that support neuroscience research.
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Blueprint, alongside the National Science Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is a lead contributor to The BRAIN Initiative℠, a large-scale effort to revolutionize the study of the human brain. On September 30, 2014, the NIH announced its first wave of investments – totaling $46 million for fiscal year 2014. Read More ...
The Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC) now offers a cloud-based computing environment to help researchers manage and analyze large volumes of brain imaging data. With NITRC-CE, an analysis that would typically require 24 hours can be done in less than 10 minutes, for a nominal fee.
NIH Toolbox logo A special issue of Neurology marks the unveiling of the NIH Toolbox, a set of standard measures for assessing neurological and behavioral health in clinical studies. A series of articles describes the tests within the Toolbox, how the Toolbox was constructed and validated, and efforts to establish norms for Toolbox data.

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