Skip to main content
Cornell University
LASSP -  Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics

Cornell Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics

Paul McEuen & Chris Xu contribute expertise to national BRAIN Initiative

Paul McEuen, Director of LASSP and Cornell’s Kavli Institute, along with Kavli member Prof Chris Xu have contributed expertise to a national initiative aimed to study the brain. The BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative was launched on April 2 by President Obama with $100 million in federal funds.

“We helped to identify emergent optical and electronic techniques useful for brain imaging,” said McEuen, who attended Obama’s April 2 briefing on BRAIN. These advances in brain imaging can lead to new understandings of brain disorders and their prevention.

Read more in the Chronicle.

Brain scan image