Connecting Minds • Advancing Neuroscience • Improving Lives

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) provides a vibrant hub for all who share our vision of making neuroscience greater than the sum of its parts by integrating schools, disciplines, analysis and education to accelerate breakthroughs and benefit society. It is an exciting place to be!

Our Mission

The DIBS mission is to promote interdisciplinary brain science and translate discoveries into solutions for health and society. Each year, DIBS touches thousands of people, from our 200+ member Faculty Network and hundreds of students and trainees to the many who benefit from campus, community, and outreach activities.

Our Work

Our work takes place within three main areas:

Convene and Amplify Departments

DIBS exists to connect people from many disciplines who are interested in the brain.  Here is a sample of the many departments represented by the members of our Faculty Network

DIBS x departments it connects

Connect With Us and Learn More

There are many ways to learn more about our work!