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Posts by Former NIMH Director Thomas Insel about Brain Anatomy and Physiology

BRAIN – Creating the Next Generation of Tools

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The BRAIN Working Group unveiled an extraordinary report last week, providing a 12-year roadmap for the development of a new generation of neuroscience tools. Dr. Insel discusses how their vision provides hope for preventing and treating brain diseases and disorders.

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Brain Awareness

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In a blog about Brain Awareness Month, NIMH Director Thomas Insel talks about the complexity of the brain and challenges ahead for research to understand it.

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Open Data

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Dr. Insel talks about the value of data sharing and collaboration to promote innovation and scientific discovery.

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Brain’s Wiring Revealed in HD

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Dr. Insel discusses new functional connectomes and developments in human brain imaging.

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NIMH’s Top 10 Research Advances of 2011

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Dr. Insel shares NIMH’s Top 10 Research Advances for 2011.

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NIMH’s Top 10 Research Events and Advances of 2010

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10 breakthroughs and events of 2010 which are changing the way we approach mental disorders.

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Brain Scans – Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

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Despite promising advances as a research tool, brain imaging is not quite ripe for clinical application in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

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