Category Archives: Dana publications

Putting Genetic Studies into Perspective

The genetics field has grown dramatically in recent years as we look to our DNA to explain our health and predict future diseases and disorders. At-home genetic testing kits are readily available and relatively affordable these days, though the tests … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: June 2014

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. Here are some stories recently posted on http://www.dana.org: One of a … Continue reading

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Emerging Techniques to Study the CNS

Paul J. Kenny, Christie Fowler, and Brian Lee In the June Report on Progress, Drs. Christie D. Fowler, Brian Lee, and Paul J. Kenny explain the use of two emerging techniques, optogenetics (light) and DREADDs (drugs), to better study how … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: May 2014

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. Rich Man, Poor Man: Socioeconomic Adversity and Brain Development by Kimberly … Continue reading

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Helping Scientists Translate Their Work for the Lay Public

Since the 1980s, the Dana Foundation has actively promoted and participated in communicating science to the lay public. Helping to lead those efforts was Jane Nevins, Dana Press editor-in-chief emerita, who edited scientist-written publications and books for nearly twenty-five years, … Continue reading

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