Michael R. Bruchas, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology and of neurobiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at the university, have received one of only 11 DECODE (Deciphering Circuit Basis of Disease) grants to be awarded.
Alex Kwan, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry and of neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine, has received a DECODE grant to probe the cellular mechanisms that lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The project will be led by Alfred Kaye, MD, PhD, a psychiatry resident affiliated with the department’s Neuroscience Research Training Program. Ronald Duman,
Neuroscientists at the Donders Institute Francesco Battaglia and Nael Nadif Kasri have been awarded a DECODE grant, an initiative from neurotechnology company Inscopix. The award allows them to use an innovative mini-microscope that can image the activity of hundreds of neurons at the same time in the brains of freely moving mice. Neural activity is
Ten scientists granted $2 million by neuroscience startup to study brain disease. Amar Sahay, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, was one of ten scientists to receive the first DECODE (Deciphering Circuit Basis of Disease) grants awarded by California-based, neuroscience startup Inscopix, Inc. The awards, which total $2 million, were
To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity. This past week at the Society of Neurosciences annual meeting, UNC School of Medicine researcher Garret Stuber, PhD, was one of 13 top neuroscientists to receive a grant
Richard Mooney, the George Barth Geller Professor of Neurobiology, was recently awarded a $150,000 miniature microscope by a California startup, Inscopix Inc, which makes the device. Device will allow real-time imaging of active neurons. The microscope weighs only two grams but can be used to visualize thousands of neurons in a living animal. Mooney said
The Picower Institute congratulates Mark Bear, the Picower Professor of Neuroscience in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and other awardees selected to receive one of 10 Deciphering Circuit Basis of Disease (DECODE) two-year grants. Given to what National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Director Thomas Insel called the “best and brightest scientists,” the
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Inscopix, Inc. (“Inscopix”) announced the first DECODE awardees at a special event held in Washington D.C., on the sidelines of the Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting. The $2 Million DECODE (Deciphering Circuit Basis of Disease) Grant Program was launched this past summer to support the Presidential BRAIN Initiative.
Inscopix was recently invited by the White House for a conference to highlight the progress made by the government, academia, industry, and philanthropic foundations to advance the goals of the Presidential BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative. President Obama launched the BRAIN Initiative on April 2nd, 2013 to revolutionize our understanding of the
Inscopix will be at Neuroscience 2014 in Washington DC! There will be several opportunities to learn about Inscopix and the new paradigm in neuroscience that Inscopix is establishing. Here is how you can engage with us and hear about the most recent neurotechnology innovations that are poised to enable breakthroughs in our understanding of the
WASHINGTON, Sept 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Inscopix, Inc. (“Inscopix”) today announced the doubling of its DECODE (Deciphering Circuit Basis of Disease) Grant Program commitment to $2 Million at the White House BRAIN Initiative Conference. Inscopix launched the DECODE Grant Program in response to President Obama’s “All Hands on Deck” call to action for the BRAIN
This November, the Inscopix Team was out in full force at the 44th Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting held in Washington, D.C. We unveiled a jam-packed schedule of activities and events, from a scientific workshop and a brand new booth, to the DECODE Grant Program Award Ceremony and Inscopix Community Reception. We all had a