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Trevor Robbins, CBE, FRS, FMedSci, was featured in the Dana Foundation news article, "Motivational Disorders in Brain Conditions."
Research by Sir Michael Rutter, CBE, FRS, FMedSci, FBA, was the subject of the Dana Foundation news article, "The Deprived Brain."
Abigail A. Baird, Ph.D., Allan L. Reiss, M.D., Martha B. Denckla, M.D., and BJ Casey, Ph.D., were featured in the Dana Foundation Briefing Paper, "When is the Brain 'Mature'?"
George Perry, Ph.D., wrote the Dana Foundation Cerebrum article, "The Four Pillars of Alzheimer's Prevention," with Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.
David G. Amaral, Ph.D., wrote the Dana Foundation Cerebrum article, "Examining the Causes of Autism" and did a Q&A podcast on the article with the Cerebrum editor.
Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D., was interview by the New York Times for a piece called "The Stem Cell Revolution is Coming - Slowly."
Thomas C. Südhof, M.D., wrote an OpEd for The Washington Post titled, "Too Many Medical Trials Are Moonshots in the Dark."
Nora D. Volkow, M.D., was featured in the Dana Foundation briefing paper "Parsing the Contradictions: Marijuana and the Brain."
David C. Van Essen, Ph.D., co-wrote the Cerebrum article "The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects."
Michael A. Moskowitz, M.D., wrote a Dana Foundation Report on Progress titled, "Center Stage for Targeting Migraine and its Treatment."
The Human Connectome Project at Washington University Medical School published a new map of the brain that revealed 97 previously unknown regions. David C. Van Essen, Ph.D., a principal investigator on the project, was featured in the New York Times article, "Updated Brain Map Identifies Nearly 100 New Regions."
Steven E. Hyman, M.D., gave the 2016 EDAB Special Lecture on Neuroethics at the 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience. The lecture,
titled Are Criminal Law and Neuroscience on a Collision Course?, discussed difficult issues in modern bioethics. For full coverage, see Moheb Costandi's article on the lecture, "Will Neuroscience and Law Collide?"
James W. Simpkins, Ph.D., wrote a Dana Foundation Report on Progress titled, "Advances in Our Knowledge of Stroke Mechanisms and Therapy."
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 M. 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
Books by DABI Members
"Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine" by Gordon M. Shepherd, M.D., D.Phil, published by Columbia University Press.
"Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character" by Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., published by Knoph.
"Ogni giorno: Tra scienza e politica" (Every Day: Between Science and Politics) by Elena Cattaneo, published by Mondadori.
"A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk" by Baroness Susan Greenfield, published by Allen Lane.
"Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety" by Joseph E. LeDoux, Ph.D., published by Viking
"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 Collins
"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 and Company
"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. Prusiner, M.D., published by Yale University Press
The Arts of Neuroscientists
Conversations with DABI members about
their artistic pursuits.