On June 20, 2022, the Prime Minister of India has inaugurated the Centre for Brain Research at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (Karnataka).
About Centre for Brain Research
The Centre for Brain Research was established as an autonomous, non-profit research organization.
It was established in 2014 at Indian Institute of Science under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960, with the generous gift from Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan (co-founder of Infosys Limited) and Mrs. Sudha Gopalakrishnan.
The mandate of CBR is to carry out basic research to understand brain functioning in health and disease.
CBR aims to foster focused research programme for inter-disciplinary neuroscience research with primary goal to discover rational therapies for dementia and other age-related brain disorders.
CBR has developed comprehensive data management system, which potentially permits the participation of the larger scientific community in data analysis especially of the imaging data.
CBR will provide a common platform to network with neuroscientists from various institutions across the country with research focus on neurodegenerative disorders.