Category Archives: Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

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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Brain Awareness Week Photo Gallery

Brain Awareness Week has come and gone and BAW 2015 (March 16-22) seems light-years away. But raising awareness about the brain is a yearlong effort and we’ve got just the thing to reignite that BAW 2014 excitement: the 2014 Brain … Continue reading

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DABI Members Win Kavli Prize for Neuroscience

Kavli neuroscience winners Marcus E. Raichle and Brenda Milner, DABI members, and John O’Keefe For the star-studded cast who made up two panels at this year’s Kavli Prize award ceremony (available via webcast) at the World Science Festival in New … Continue reading

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James Simpkins on Stroke

Dana Alliance member James Simpkins, Ph.D., is working on novel treatments that could limit the damage and/or improve recovery from stroke. As a professor and the director of the Center for Basic & Translational Stroke Research at West Virginia University, … Continue reading

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