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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 (HR 1427 / S 591, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Expands eligibility for the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, expands benefits available to participants under such program, and enhances special compensation for members of the uniformed services who require assistance in everyday life.

Updated last March 22, 2017
for the 03/09/2017 versions of HR 1472 and S 591.

Berlin Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport

  • Industry
  • Science
  • Neuroscience

Guides clinical practice and develops previous understanding surrounding sports-related concussions.

Updated last August 30, 2017
for the 03/08/2017 Consensus Statement.

Adult Day Center Enhancement Act (HR 325, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Establishes a framework for providing grants to adult day centers catering to non-senior adults with neurological conditions.

Updated last March 6, 2017
for the 01/05/2017 version of HR 325.

No Armed Drones Act of 2017 (HR 129, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief - Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to prevent the use of an unmanned aircraft system as a weapon while operating in the national airspace system.

Updated last February 28, 2017
for the 01/03/2017 version of HR 129.

No Hero Left Untreated Act (HR 1162 / S 514, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy technology to veterans.

Updated last March 15, 2017
for the 05/23/2017 version of HR 1162 and the 03/02/2017 version of S 514.

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