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Seeking to Reopen Pipelines to New Treatments

In the past few years, patients and families have watched as several large drug-makers have trimmed or closed their labs investigating new treatments for brain disorders. Meanwhile the need for preventives and treatments for schizophrenia, depression, bipolar illness, and other … Continue reading

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The Art of Losing: Alzheimer’s Awareness in Still Alice

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to witness people documenting their daily rituals—the food they’re eating, the clothes they’re wearing, who they’re with, or where they’re going. At times it feels as though the public is obsessed with preserving these seemingly insignificant … Continue reading

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NIH and Center for Advancing Innovation Launch Neuro Start-Up Challenge

Guest post by Kayt Sukel The mission of the National Institutes of Health is to “seek fundamental knowledge and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.” But … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: December

Below is the content that appeared in the latest Dana email newsletter. You can sign up to receive this (and other Dana email alerts and/or print publications) by going here. You Say You Want a Revolution? by Wise Young, M.D., Ph.D., … Continue reading

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Dana’s Design a Brain Experiment Competition Is Back!

The January 16th deadline for the Dana Foundation’s annual Design a Brain Experiment Competition is only one month away. Get busy! We are excited to read all the creative ideas for brain experiments. Last year we received some incredible submissions, … Continue reading

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