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.


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.