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The African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative aims to establish a road map to help close the gap in health disparities and accelerate research efforts that will lead to new treatments for brain disorders. Research has long been hampered by a lack of diversity in basic science and in clinical trials, particularly in the field of neuroscience.

The African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative aims to establish a road map to help close the gap in health disparities and accelerate research efforts that will lead to new treatments for brain disorders. Research has long been hampered by a lack of diversity in basic science and in clinical trials, particularly in the field of neuroscience.

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City’s African-American Clergy Help Establish Nation’s First African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative

The nation’s first African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative, aimed at ensuring that genomic research and neuroscience studies are representative of individuals across all populations including African ancestry, was launched on Monday, March 18, 2019.