Grand Challenges and New Initiatives

The global neuroscience community (including members of the Task Force) have identified a number of Grand Challenges that face the field of neuroscience. These include

Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

Grand Challenges in Computational Neuroscience

Grand Challenges of Mind and Brain

Grant proposals on these themes are encouraged.

The DBT Task Force also encourages Initiatives on emerging themes in neuroscience. While single-institutional projects in these areas are welcome, we also particularly encourage multi-institutional projects in which the collaboration brings special strengths to the effort.

Some examples of this are in the areas of Glial interactions and in Neuroinformatics