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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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Your selections: Supporting Research
10 million Danish Kroner (approx. €1.3 million) is awarded to one or more researchers who have had a ground-breaking impact in any field of neuroscience, from basic to clinical.
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Join BrainFacts.org on March 16 to test your neuroscience knowledge!
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Recognize the contributions Black neuroscientists are making in the field this Black History Month.
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Rediscover our most popular content published in 2021.
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Every year there are awards of all kinds that honor the work of neuroscientists. What do prizes mean for the winners, the field, and us?
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Many awards honor the work of researchers and physician scientists studying the brain. Here’s a look at just a few of the big prizes in neuroscience.
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Revisit our most popular content in 2020.
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How can you do neuroscience outreach without taking the contents of a lab with you? Join us to explore this and other questions about engaging in outreach activities.
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This year, you wanted to understand memory, mental health, meditation, and why the teen brain is so complex.
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As genetic sequencing becomes more affordable and the number of families seeking answers grow, neuroscientists make a discovery that could lead to treatments.
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Around one in 10,000 infants are born with SMA. Research funding and patient advocacy efforts helped push treatment into existence.
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When you are trying to unravel the secrets of the most complex biological organ in the known universe, you need to get creative.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.