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    $126M NIH grant to help map the brain, study diseases like Alzheimer’s

    There is still much scientists do not know about the human brain. The Salk Institute recently launched the Center for Multiomic Human Brain Cell Atlas to better understand how brain cells work and change as we grow older. Experts hope findings from the new Center will help create potential therapies for brain-related diseases like Alzheimer’s. For such an important organ in the body, there is still quite a lot we do not know about the human brain. While we may understand what different areas of the brain do, much is still unknown about how the 86 billion neurons in the brain communicate with each other. And researchers are still working…

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