Category Archives: Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

National Geographic Features Split-Brain Pioneer

For more than fifty years, DABI member Michael Gazzaniga, Ph.D., has been working towards fostering our understanding of the human brain. During the summer of 1964, he worked under neurobiologist Roger Sperry at the California Institute of Technology and contributed … Continue reading

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BAW 2015: New Publication Answers Questions on Brain Research

Brain Awareness Week (BAW)—March 16-22—is nearly a month away, and brain advocates across the planet are busy gearing up for the excitement. From the snow banks in Boston to the beaches in Brazil to the mountains in Bosnia and Herzegovina, … Continue reading

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Manhattan Student Triumphant in NYC Regional Brain Bee

For the two weeks leading up to the NYC Regional Brain Bee competition, Mary Zhuo Ke studied twenty pages of her textbook every day. She modestly mentioned several times that she was not expecting to win, but it was clear … Continue reading

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Teen Drug Use Down: National Study

The prevalence of illicit drug use among teens appears to be declining, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey conducted by the University of Michigan and funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). NIDA Director and Dana … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Interview: Gary Landreth

Dana Alliance member Gary Landreth, Ph.D., is a professor of neurosciences and neurology and the director of the Alzheimer Research Laboratory at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. In recognition of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, he spoke to us … Continue reading

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