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Frame from the video “This was a very rigorous and tough competition”.
“This was a very rigorous and tough competition”

NIH director Francis Collins, M.D., noted that slightly less than 10 percent of the applications were ultimately funded in the first wave of grants awarded by the NIH under the BRAIN Initiative. He spoke at a press conference announcing the awards, September 30, 2014.

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Frame from the video Not the “Usual Suspects”.
Not the “Usual Suspects”

NIMH director Thomas Insel, M.D., explained that NIH succeeded in recruiting researchers from outside neuroscience in the first wave of grants awarded by the NIH under the BRAIN Initiative. He spoke at a press conference announcing the awards, September 30, 2014.

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Frame from the video “A new era of exploration...”.
“A new era of exploration...”

Rockefeller University neuroscientist Cori Bargmann, Ph.D., discussed the promise of the BRAIN Initiative at a press conference announcing the first wave of awards, September 30, 2014.

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