Skip to content
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

Grant Information

This grant provided support for a consensus study on legalities, regulations, and ethics of brain research using neuro-chimeras and organoids.


$250,000
Amount

2019
Year Awarded

Dana Frontiers
Program

The Foundation supported the NAS 2021 consensus study on legalities, regulations, and ethics of brain research using neuro-chimeras and organoids to enable study of neurodevelopmental disorders, brain infections and diseases, and potential treatments. The consensus study is of value to ongoing deliberations by federal grant agencies, private sector funders, and regulators on guidelines for this line of research.

The National Academy of Sciences is a private not-for-profit society of distinguished scholars charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology.

Learn More About How We Advance Brain Science for a Better Future

To ensure a positive future, we must better connect neuroscience to the needs of society. We must strive to make the field more inclusive and collaborative. By opening the field up to diverse perspectives, working in closer partnership with other disciplines, and deepening our engagement with the general public, neuroscience can contribute to the flourishing of everyone.

Our Work
Connecting neuroscience to the needs of society.
Explore Our Work →
News & Insights
News and announcements from the Dana Foundation.
Read News and Insights →
Team Members
The people dedicated to transforming our vision into reality.
Meet Our Team →

Stay informed!
Sign up for monthly updates on news, grants, and events.