Category Archives: Media

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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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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Tom Insel: Blazing Trails in Science

Dana Alliance member Thomas R. Insel has been a staunch trailblazer in neuroscience and psychiatry with an amazing capacity for doing it with, as a recent New York Times article states, “a reflexively earnest good nature.” As the director of … Continue reading

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Last Day to Vote for Brain Awareness Week Video

Today is the last day to vote for the People’s Choice Brain Awareness Week video. First place wins $500!
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