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Fact Sheet: BRAIN Initiative

Legislation and Healthcare News By State Research and Autism News

April 2, 2013-"Fact Sheet: BRAIN Initiative"- At a White House event on World Autism Day (April 2), President Barack Obama announced a $100 million brain science initiative. The BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Technologies) Initiative aims to help researchers find new ways to treat, cure, and even prevent brain disorders. This article includes information on the key investments involved in jumpstarting the effort, the academics involved with the initiative, and public-private partnership details.