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Dana Alliance member Barry Gordon, M.D., is familiar with autism on both a personal and professional level. Gordon, a behavioral neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist at Johns Hopkins with interests in disorders of speech, language, and memory, is also father to … Continue reading
What makes us human? This conundrum, a perennial challenge to poets and philosophers, was the subject of a talk last Wednesday hosted by Columbia University’s Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and sponsored by the Dana Foundation. From a neuroscientist’s perspective, … Continue reading
At a recent Columbia Mind Brain Behavior lecture, Elizabeth Hillman discussed blood flow in the developing brain, and how her research may help point the way to new treatments for brain disorders in both children and adults.
At a July Capitol Hill briefing, organized by AAAS and supported by Dana, experts discussed the long-term impacts of stress and violence on the young brain.