Category Archives: Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

Brain Awareness Week 20th Anniversary

Brain Awareness Week 2015—March 16-22—is less than six months away and this year it’s a big one: BAW is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives organized the first Brain Awareness Week in 1996, beginning with 160 … Continue reading

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Active in the Lab and in the Community

Dana Alliance member Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld, Ph.D., director of the Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience and Presbyterian Health Foundation Chair in Neurosciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, is as active in the community as she is in the … Continue reading

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Lasker Award Winner: DABI Member Mahlon DeLong

This morning, the Lasker Foundation announced that two scientists, one a European Dana Alliance member and the other a Dana Alliance member, will share the 2014 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award. The award recognizes the work of Alim Louis Benabid … Continue reading

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The Neurobiology of Resilience

Rather than focusing only on the bad effects of stress, should researchers also look for ways to induce resilience to treat depression and anxiety disorders? Based on recent research, Eric Nestler, Ph.D., a Dana Alliance member and chair of neuroscience … Continue reading

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July 31: American Brain Coalition Webinar on BRAIN Initiative

Tomorrow (July 31) at 11am, Dana Alliance members Story Landis and Tom Insel will speak in a webinar about the BRAIN Initiative. Hosted by the American Brain Coalition, Landis, director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and … Continue reading

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