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The JARA Institute "Molecular neuroscience and neuroimaging" (JARA-BRAIN Institute [JBI] 2) is a joint institute of RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich and makes up part of the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA). JARA-BRAIN Institute 2 is represented in Jülich as a subinstitute of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine and, as an institute of the Medical Faculty, with no involvement in patient care, in Aachen.

The JARA-BRAIN Institute is a structural continuation of the cooperation Jülich Aachen Research Alliance, which was established by the Forschungszentrum Jülich and RWTH Aachen University in 2007. The Institute was founded as part of the Excellence Initiative of the federal and state governments and its work now continues under the new Excellence Strategy program.