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BRAIN Initiative Photo & Video Contest Open Until Apr. 15

A photo shows brain regions in bright colors against a black background

This image won second place in the photo category of the BRAIN image contest in 2022.


The Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (The BRAIN Initiative®) Photo and Video Contest is back. 

All researchers, regardless of career stage, are invited to submit stunning, colorful and inspiring images captured by today’s advances in neurotechnology by Monday, Apr. 15. 

A committee will review anonymized submissions to narrow down the field to the top six photo and top six video entries they feel capture the creative spirit of the U.S. BRAIN Initiative. 

Following the review, photo and video finalists will be displayed and open for public voting at Winners will be announced at the 10th annual BRAIN Initiative Conference on June 16. 

For details about eligibility and rules, visit

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