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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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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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BAW Partner Interview: Kelley Remole

This is the second in a series of Brain Awareness Week (BAW) partner interviews, in which partners share their BAW experiences and tips for planning successful events. Kelley Remole, Ph.D., is the director of neuroscience outreach at Columbia University and the … Continue reading

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BAW Partner Interview: Michael Friedlander

This is the first in a series of Brain Awareness Week (BAW) partner interviews, in which partners share their BAW experiences and tips for planning successful events. Michael Friedlander, Ph.D., is the executive director of Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. … Continue reading

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Hopkins Football Player Studies Concussions

John Arena, a soon-to-be graduate of Johns Hopkins, was a star in the classroom and on the football field, and is doing research on the effects of concussions.
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