This report was originally published July 22 and updated to include additional information from a George Washington University Medical Center spokeswoman about the institute's faculty recruitment effort.

By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – George Washington University has established a new Institute for Neuroscience designed to accelerate multidisciplinary research on the human brain across GW schools, as well as create a new core facility in the field.

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