At Inscopix, we stand on the shoulders of giants every single day. We owe an unrequitable debt to pioneering neuroscientists who make groundbreaking discoveries, to trainees who work tirelessly to push the frontiers of neuroscience, and to governments and non-profits across the globe for their visionary investments in curiosity driven research. We make humble efforts to give back to this magnificent community through the philanthropic and outreach programs described here.
In 2016, Inscopix convened the DECODE Summit to reflect on the progress made by the DECODE Awardees and to foster a focused discussion with thought leaders on the promise and challenges of translating circuit-level research insights into breakthrough diagnostics, treatments, and cures for brain disorders. The Summit was attended by top leadership from academia, industry, government, and the non-profit sector who participated through scientific presentations, keynote panels, and breakout sessions.
As a contribution to the scientific community, we interviewed leaders in neuroscience to talk about the latest in the field, including neurotechnology, engineering and psychiatry. In the podcasts, we also learn a bit about the leader's science, the state of neuroscience, mentoring, advice they'd like to give, and some personal stories. We had the great honor of interviewing Drs. Krishna Shenoy, Tom Insel, Ed Callaway, Carla Shatz, Surya Ganguli, Christof Koch, Cori Bargmann, Ed Boyden, Kafui Dzirasa, and most recently Greg Scherrer.
The NeuroVox series is an initiative by Inscopix scientists to spread public awareness about circuit neuroscience and its implications for understanding and treating brain disorders. The series features interviews with heads of disease and science foundations, pharma/biotechs, scientific journals, governmental agencies, and key researchers in academia.
Advancing the neuroscience revolution will require scientists and engineers. It will also require artists who can capture the dazzling beauty and complexity of the brain and communicate the importance of neuroscience research to the lay public through their creations. Inscopix supports neuroscientists in this mission by financially supporting their artistic endeavors and by giving them visibility at the highest levels.