In creating BrainNavigator, Elsevier has collaborated with a leader in free online neuroscience resources – the Allen Institute for Brain Science.
Creator of the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas, the Allen Institute is an independent, non-profit medical research organization offering free publicly available online resources to help advance understanding of the brain. By taking on far-reaching projects at the intersection of biology and technology, and making the resulting data widely available, the Institute aims to fuel innovation and discovery for countless researchers and organizations.
To help power BrainNavigator, the Allen Institute provides its cutting-edge Brain Explorer® software, enabling users to explore and manipulate complex 3D visualizations of brain structures in a dynamic on-screen environment. Aligning with the Allen Institute's mission of providing valuable open access information for the scientific community, users can access free select BrainNavigator content, including that built upon the Allen Institute's Brain Explorer technology. Access to 15 additional features is accessible with paid license of BrainNavigator from Elsevier.
Elsevier's 3D brainmap application was derived from Brain Explorer. By pairing Elsevier's expansive and respected content with the Allen Institute's powerful Brain Explorer functionality, BrainNavigator represents a new chapter on the road to understanding the complexity of the brain and discovering new treatments towards brain diseases and disorders.