About the Institute

The Carney Institute for Brain Science is accelerating the pace of scientific discovery about the brain and helping to find cures for some of the world’s most devastating diseases.

$100 million gift to Brown will advance discoveries and cures, name Carney Institute for Brain Science

One of the single largest gifts in University history will drive research into brain and nerve disorders and establish Brown among the best-endowed brain institutes in the country.

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Faculty and student voices: Brown's brain scientists talk about the brain as 'final frontier'

Through interviews, faculty and students share in their own words how the distinctive approach to research at Brown is unlocking the complexity of the brain.

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    Trainees at all career stages—undergraduate, graduate student and postdoctoral researcher—are instrumental in advancing our understanding of the brain. The Carney Institute for Brain Science supports training at all levels. Get to know our trainees, the work they do and what inspires them.


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