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Hopkins Neuroscientist Richard Huganir Visits White House for Brain Research Announcement

Known for groundbreaking work on learning and memory

On April 2, Dr. Richard Huganir, the director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, visited the White House to participate in the announcement of the new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative.

The project is aimed at mapping the activity of every neuron in the human brain. Huganir’s inclusion in the event recognizes his extensive contributions to our understanding of how learning and memory work.

Read about some of his recent work: