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Science Funding Resources

SfN’s tools and resources make it easy for members to get involved in advocacy, engage with their national policy leaders, and stay informed on major funding issues.

SfN provides a wide array of resources on public funding of neuroscience. 

Watch SfN's advocacy webinars; read about current events in the U.S. and internationally; learn about annual funding priorities and processes; then take action using SfN advocacy tools.

Recent Articles from

Mulit-colored neurons

Brainbows: Mixing Colors to Map the Brain

Source: Society for Neuroscience
Scientists are using color to visualize neurons and build better maps of the brain.
The top image shows the view of dendritic spines using standard confocal microscopy compared with stimulated emission depletion (STED) microscopy, one of the Nobel-winning techniques.

2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Taking Microscopy to the Nanodimension

Source: Society for Neuroscience
Techniques that increase the resolution of microscopes are revolutionizing the ability to peer at brain structures in ever-increasing detail.

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Graph of NIH funding history adjusted for Biomedical Research and Development Price Index (BRDPI) as determined by NIH Office of Budget.
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