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How can brain mapping initiatives cooperate to achieve the same goal?

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The independent worldwide brain-research initiatives should collaborate in order to enable them to reach their shared goal: gaining a better understanding of the tremendous complexity of the human brain.

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This work has been supported by Brain Mapping by Integrated Neurotechnologies for Disease Studies from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.

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Hideyuki Okano is a paid member of the Scientific Advisory Board of SanBio Co. Ltd.

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Okano, H., Yamamori, T. How can brain mapping initiatives cooperate to achieve the same goal?. Nat Rev Neurosci 17, 733–734 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrn.2016.126

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