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February 2016 News in Brief  
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December 2015 News in Brief
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Highlights from this Issue: 
• Dana Alliance Extends International Membership 
• EDAB and INS Present Symposium
• BAW Celebrates 20 Years of Education and Outreach
• Member's Views: John H. Bryne
• 2014 Cerebrum Anthology
• Dana Awards Grant to Royal Society
  Dana Library and Research Centre Announced by
  Science Museum
• AAAS/Dana Neuroscience and Society Events
• Successful Aging & Your Brain in the US and UK
• In the Lab: Harold Bekkering
• Downloadable Publications, Translations, and Resources
• New 2014 Alliance Members

 Highlights from this Issue: 
• Members' Views: Thomas R, Insel 
• New Series: In the Lab
• Dana Funds Podcast Series
• BAW Gears Up for 20th Anniversary
• Design a Brain Competition
• Dana Works with AAAS to Offer 
  Three Neuroscience Programs
• New Publications for 2015 
• Dana at SfN Annual Meeting
• Successful Aging & Your Brain in Mandarin, and


For previous issues of the Dana Alliance Member News visit the Dana Alliance Newsletter page. 

Members' Views

Nancy S. Wexler, Ph.D., was interviewed by the television station NY1 for a "One on 1 Profile." She discussed her research on and family history with Huntington's disease.
The work of Ann C. McKee, M.D., was featured in a New York Times article titled, "On C.T.E. and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy." Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D., also appears in the article.
Fred (Rusty) H. Gage, Ph.D., discussed his research in a Dana Foundation news article titled, "New Clues to the Causes of Bipolar Disorder."  

See the Dana Foundation's Dana Alliance YouTube playlists, featuring members speaking on their topics of expertise.

Guy McKhann, M.D., writes a monthly column in the Dana Foundation's print publication, Brain in the News, as its scientific advisor.


Interviews with DABI Members

  Grega Repovs Q&A    John Byrne

Professor Grega Repovš


John H. Byrne, Ph.D.

                       Thomas Insel           Carol Mason

Thomas R. Insel, M.D.


Carol Ann Mason, Ph.D.  

For previous interviews with DABI members visit the Dana Alliance Newsletter page.  

Books by DABI Members

"Healthy Brain, Happy Life: A Personal Program to Activate Your Brain and Do Everything Better" by Wendy A. Suzuki, Ph.D., published by Dey Street Books

"The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults" by Frances E. Jensen, M.D., published by Harper

"Rights Come to Mind: Brain Injury, Ethics, and the Struggle for Consciousness" by Joseph J. Fins, M.D., published by Cambridge University Press 

"Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry" by Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., published by Little Brown

"Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience" by Michael S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D., published by HarperCollins

"Before I Sleep:Poems for Children Who Think" by Samuel H. Barondes, M.D., published by North Street Steps Press

"Madness & Memory"  by Stanley B. Prusner, M.D., published by Yale University Press

"Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, H.M.," by Susanne Corkin, Ph.D., published by Basic Books 

"Mind: The Big Questions," by Richard M.Restak, M.D., published by Quercus Publishing Plc, London

"Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being," by Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. and Deepak Chopra, M.D., published by Random House, Inc., New York

"The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present," by Eric R. Kandel, M.D., published by Random House, Inc., New York

"UNA VIDA: A Fable of Music and the Mind," by Nicolas G. Bazan, M.D., Ph.D., published by Five Star Publications, Inc.

"The Biology of Alzheimer Disease", edited by DABI members Dennis J. Selkoe, M.D., David M. Holtzman, M.D., and Eckhard Mandelkow, Ph.D., published by Cold Spring Harbor Press 

"Alfalfa to Ivy: Memoir of a Harvard Medical School Dean" by Joseph B. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., published by Gutteridge Books

"Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why it Matters" by Gordon M. Shepherd, M.D., D.Phil., published by Columbia University Press

"Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality," by Patricia S. Churchland, Ph. D., published by Princeton University Press


The Arts of Neuroscientists

Conversations with DABI members about 
                          their artistic pursuits.                          


   Nicolas Bazan, M.D., Ph.D.
   Music, literature, wine and New Orleans.
   (See also, Outreach Activities) 

   Stanley C. Froehner, Ph.D.
   Digital photography and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.


Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.
Music, live performance, music therapy and Alzheimer's