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Human Brain Project Press Releases

  • Published on April 12, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    EBRAINS powers brain simulations to give insight into consciousness and its disorders

    The European research infrastructure EBRAINS powers a new approach to understand the brain mechanisms underlying consciousness BRUSSELS, BELGIEN, April 12, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Consciousness and its disorders are among the biggest challenges in neuroscience. Researchers are now combining state of the art experimental science and new computational methods to make new progress: Clinical scientists of the Human Brain Project established methods to assess levels of consciousness directly from brain …

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  • Published on March 25, 2021 - 13:32 GMT

    Seven new projects to start on EBRAINS research infrastructure, joining the HBP community

    New projects will both leverage and contribute to the digital infrastructure EBRAINS BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, March 25, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Seven innovative projects will soon start on the EBRAINS research infrastructure, becoming members of the HBP community. The selected projects range from Neuroscience to Medicine, AI and Robotics, with successful applicants coming from science and industry in Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands. From August 2020 to October 2020, the HBP …

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  • Published on March 23, 2021 - 14:53 GMT

    Impact of COVID-19 on brain and mental health: HBP and EBRAINS launch and fund new call for research projects

    The Human Brain Project the EBRAINS Research Infrastructure are launching call for projects on the impact of COVID-19 on brain and mental health BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, March 23, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Scientists and physicians have today come to recognise the important impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on brain health. This other “silent pandemic” has indeed insidiously crept into people’s lives, with consequences that are difficult to estimate today. Several efforts have been started in different areas to …

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  • Published on February 19, 2021 - 15:32 GMT

    New EBRAINS-Enabled Tool to Help Guide Surgery in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Patients

    Ultra-high definition predictive brain tool seeks to give surgeons a sharp eye to spot epilepsy in a patient’s brain BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, February 19, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Scientists of the Human Brain Project have developed a computational tool to locate the areas in a patient’s brain where epilepsy seizures emerge. Now, the team is using EBRAINS to further boost the accuracy with high resolution brain atlas data. With a clinical trial ongoing, the approach aims to give surgeons an increasingly …

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  • Published on November 30, 2020 - 15:24 GMT

    Discover EBRAINS: A look inside Europe’s new platform for the brain

    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, November 30, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The publication Discover EBRAINS introduces the powerful EBRAINS research infrastructure to the world. EBRAINS has been created by the EU-funded Human Brain Project, and offers an extensive portfolio of brain data, scientific services, digital tools and computing resources for researchers and industry. The paper discusses the transformative impact of EBRAINS for neuroscience, brain medicine, and brain-inspired innovation in Europe. EBRAINS is …

  • Published on September 9, 2020 - 15:22 GMT

    EBRAINS makes bid to enter the European Research Infrastructure Roadmap

    Ten-country strong coalition with France as Lead Country is backing the application BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, September 9, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- • The new digital research infrastructure for brain science and brain-inspired technology, EBRAINS, has applied for inclusion in the ESFRI Roadmap • EBRAINS is a key outcome of the European Human Brain Project The EBRAINS infrastructure for neuroscience has officially submitted an application for inclusion in the ESFRI Roadmap 2021. EBRAINS offers …

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  • Published on July 31, 2020 - 12:16 GMT

    A centerpiece of EBRAINS’ human brain atlas is presented in “Science”

    "Julich-Brain" is the name of the first 3D-atlas of the human brain that reflects the variability of the brain’s structure with microscopic resolution. JUELICH, GERMANY, July 31, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The atlas features close to 250 structurally distinct areas, each one based on the analysis of 10 brains. More than 24000 extremely thin brain sections were digitized, assembled in 3D and mapped by experts. As part of the new EBRAINS infrastructure of the European Human Brain Project, the …

  • Published on July 4, 2020 - 07:30 GMT

    Human Brain Project announces new phase

    • The HBP presents its pioneering new Infrastructure EBRAINS to jumpstart a new era in neuroscience BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, July 4, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- • The HBP is targeting brain networks, their role in consciousness, and artificial neural nets • European Commission funds the project with 150 million Euros from now until 2023 The Human Brain Project (HBP) announces the start of its final phase as an EU-funded FET Flagship. The European Commission has signed a grant agreement to fund the HBP …