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Connecting Minds • Advancing Neuroscience • Improving Lives

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) provides a vibrant hub for neuroscience research, education, and community engagement, promoting interdisciplinary brain science and translating discoveries into solutions for health and society.

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Research

We serve as a vital hub for researchers representing multiple disciplines related to neuroscience — by offering educational opportunities, funding programs, research center support, and ground-breaking resources for advancing brain sciences at Duke.

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Education

Our goal is to provide exceptional interdisciplinary education and professional development opportunities to learners at all levels, equipping them to pursue challenging and rewarding careers in academia, industry, government, or the non-profit sector.

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Engagement

Our outreach activities help increase diversity among neuroscientists by exposing students from diverse socioeconomic and racial/ethnic backgrounds to neuroscience at a young age, demystifying brain science, and providing role models for young people.

Engagement

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Ultra-Sharp Brain Scan

A technology 40-years in the making at Duke yielded the highest resolution MRI ever captured of a mouse brain. Read the full story here.

Autism Screening App

Seed grants from DIBS helps facilitate innovative and interdisciplinary collaborations, such as the autism screening app developed by psychologist Geri Dawson and engineer Guillermo Sapiro.

Right Hemisphere Strokes

Speech-language pathologist and DIBS member Jamila Minga's mission is to raise awareness of right-hemisphere brain damage, which often stems from a stroke, resulting in subtle but significant communication impairments. Read more about her work here.