News about EBRAINS, its community and its work
EBRAINS on the ESFRI Roadmap: a three-point commitment6 December 2021
Paweł Świeboda, CEO of EBRAINS AISBL and Director General of the Human Brain Project, on the inclusion of EBRAINS in the ESFRI Roadmap 2021, which will be launched this week
Science and Technology
New in eNEURO: Web-based application facilitates use of advanced simulation tool NEST30 November 2021
NEST Desktop has been presented to the scientific community in a publication in eNeuro, the open access journal of the American Society for Neuroscience.
Interview of EBRAINS CEO Pawel Swieboda in MedNous22 November 2021
In an interview with MedNous, a European medical research publication, Paweł Świeboda highlights some key HBP scientific achievements and how EBRAINS will capitalize on those to further develop its Research Infrastructure.
Putting brain health at the centre of the European policy agenda4 November 2021
Remarks from Paweł Świeboda, CEO of EBRAINS and Director General of the Human Brain Project
Science and Technology
EBRAINS HealthDataCloud – Tackling the sensitive data challenge in brain research2 November 2021
Researchers in the Human Brain Project work on a new solution for sensitive medical data
Making brain health a priority in Europe: Brussels sees event packed with high-level brain scientists and policy-makers15 October 2021
On 12 October, representatives of the highest levels of research policy and brain science met in Brussels for the first European Brain Summit, carried out jointly with the European Brain Council (EBC) and in conjunction with the Brain Innovation Days.
Complete data package of Julich-Brain Atlas released13 October 2021
The full dataset of the Julich-Brain probabilistic maps has been published and can be freely downloaded. The data package comprises 148 probability maps in a three-dimensional reference space.
Making brain health a European priority: why it is important to act now!11 October 2021
Brussels, October 8, 2021: The European Brain Council (EBC), an organization that is at the forefront of advocacy for brain research in Europe and EBRAINS, an association that supports science in the field of brain research, including as coordinator of the EU-funded Human Brain Project, are together organizing the first European Brain Summit in Brussels on October 12.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Volumetric rat brain atlas on EBRAINS now covers entire brain11 October 2021
Researchers from the Human Brain Project (HBP) have released version 4 of the Waxholm Space atlas of the Sprague Dawley rat brain, a volumetric open access atlas. The new atlas version contains both novel and revised subdivisions of the basal ganglia, cerebral cortex and thalamus, defined by domain experts. WHS rat brain atlas v4 will be integrated in EBRAINS tools and workflows, allowing researchers to navigate and analyse their data using the new anatomical subdivisions.