Un­der­stand­ing the brain (HNBM)

Understanding the brain is the most exciting quest of the humankind. To meet this challenge, multidisciplinary group of neuroscientists at the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and HUS will join forces to establish Helsinki Brain and Mind (HB&M), a cooperation platform that will develop existing and emerging areas of excellence and bring them to an internationally leading position. The focus of the Grand Challenge Project is to advance models that bridge neuroscience of human and experimental animal brain.

Number of participating PI’s at start: 60
Partner organisations: Aalto University, Minerva Foundation, University of Eastern Finland, Folkhälsan, Helsinki University Hospital