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NIH Seeks $4.5 Billion to Try to Crack the Code of How Brains Function
June 9, 2014

The National Institutes of Health set an ambitious $4.5 billion price tag on its part of President Obama’s Brain Initiative on Thursday, stamping it as an effort on the scale of the Human Genome Project...

“This is a realistic amount of money,” said Dr. Eric R. Kandel, director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University, who, like some other neuroscientists, had been skeptical of what could be accomplished with the funding committed when the initiative was announced about a year ago.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/06/science/nih-seeks-4-5-billion-to-try-t...

 

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