Category Archives: News

Dana Newsletter: June 2014

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. Here are some stories recently posted on http://www.dana.org: One of a … Continue reading

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Bioethics Commission Calls for Weaving Neuroscience Ethics into School, Research

In addition to money for research, the federal Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative included a request to review the ethical issues around neuroscience research and the ethical implications of what researchers may discover.  Last week, the Presidential … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: May 2014

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. Rich Man, Poor Man: Socioeconomic Adversity and Brain Development by Kimberly … 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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Autism: Human Social Behavior

A vexing burden for millions of children, adults, and families, an enigma and a challenge to researchers: this is autism as Catherine Lord, Ph.D., described it in Columbia University’s inaugural Brain Insight Lecture, sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and … Continue reading

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