UT System gives .5 million for brain research

Forty-five research teams across the UT System each received $100,000 seed grants for their research and advances on the human brain.The recipients were selected from a group of 158 proposals and reviewed by 100 faculty researchers from institutions outside of Texas, according to a press release.Tom Jacobs, chairman of the UT Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) review committee, said UT BRAIN is an initiative of the UT System Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Research Institute to advance research on the human brain by fostering collaboration among scientists and researchers across the University System.The institute promotes trans-disciplinary, multi-institutional research projects focused on neuroscience and neurotechnology, according to Jacobs.“We want to give [the] University System scientists and researchers the tools to make breakthroughs in our understanding of the human brain,” Jacobs said.…

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