Category Archives: News

Cerebral Malaria: A Wily Foe…8 Years Later

guest post by Kayt Sukel With today’s headlines awash with tales of measles and the Ebola virus, it can be easy to forget that malaria, an infectious disease caused by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium falciparum, remains one of the most … Continue reading

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NIH and Center for Advancing Innovation Launch Neuro Start-Up Challenge

Guest post by Kayt Sukel The mission of the National Institutes of Health is to “seek fundamental knowledge and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.” But … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: December

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. You Say You Want a Revolution? by Wise Young, M.D., Ph.D., … Continue reading

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Susana Martinez-Conde receives SfN 2014 Science Educator Award

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) awarded its Science Educator Award to Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD, of the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center. SfN President Carol Mason presented her the award on Saturday during the group’s annual meeting, … Continue reading

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Lauren Hill: Raising Brain Cancer Awareness

Sports are great for many reasons, perhaps none more so than when they have positive effects off the field. On November 2nd, Lauren Hill scored the first points of the college basketball season when she made a basket for Mount … Continue reading

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