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The four DIBS research themes represent strategic areas of interdisciplinary and collaborative brain science research at Duke.


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Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) advances interdisciplinary research and education that transforms our understanding of brain function and translates into innovative solutions for health and society.


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DIBS Member Recipient of $4M Javits Award
Duke biomedical engineer Warren Grill accepts the 4-year grant to further study deep brain stimulation.
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DIBS Incubator Awards Announced
Eight interdisciplinary research teams receive 2015-2016 awards.
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DIBS Goes Underground
Come visit us! Enter through the giant glass cube on the LSRC patio.
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The Institute is committed to building an exceptional environment for interdisciplinary learning that encompasses the full spectrum of the brain sciences.
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