Category Archives: Media

The Art of Losing: Alzheimer’s Awareness in Still Alice

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to witness people documenting their daily rituals—the food they’re eating, the clothes they’re wearing, who they’re with, or where they’re going. At times it feels as though the public is obsessed with preserving these seemingly insignificant … Continue reading

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Dana YouTube Channel

Did you know the Dana Foundation has a YouTube channel? You can find all of our videos in one place, including entire Staying Sharp and AAAS events. Recent videos often find their way to the Dana homepage, as was the … Continue reading

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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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