Brown faculty join U.S. BRAIN initiative

April 2, 2013
Investing in the brain

NIH Director Francis Collins and President Barack Obama announce the BRAIN Grand Challenge.

Credit: whitehouse.gov

John Donoghue, professor of neuroscience, and Arto Nurmikko, professor of engineering, were on hand at the White House Tuesday morning, April 2, as President Barack Obama announced a new “Grand Challenge” initiative called BRAIN — Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies.