Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives Elects Nineteen New Members

January 31, 2012


Ann Whitman
(212) 223-4040

Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives Elects Nineteen New Members

New York, NY, January 31, 2012
—The executive committee of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives announced the names of nineteen members newly elected to the organization. New members’ specialties include autism, neuro-oncology, and neuroeconomics.

The Dana Alliance is a nonprofit organization of more than 300 leading neuroscientists committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and promise of brain research. Supported entirely by the Dana Foundation, the Dana Alliance does not fund research or make grants.

The new Dana Alliance members are:

Moses V. Chao, Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine

Diane Chugani, Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Hollis T. Cline, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute

Anthony J. Furlan, M.D.
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

Paul W. Glimcher, Ph.D.
New York University, Center for Neural Science

Andreas Jeromin, Ph.D.
Banyan Biomarker’s, Inc.

Arnold Kriegstein, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Ann C. McKee, M.D.
Boston University School of Medicine

Richard K. Nakamura, Ph.D.
Center for Scientific Research, NIH

Rae Nishi, Ph.D.
University of Vermont

Jeffrey L. Noebels, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine

Marina Picciotto, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine

Scott L. Pomeroy, M.D., Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital, Boston

Eric Racine, Ph.D.
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal

Mark M. Rasenick, Ph.D.
University of Illinois, Chicago College of Medicine

John L.R. Rubenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Kathryn E. Saatman, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky

Craig Stark, Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine

Howard L. Weiner, M.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Recognized as leaders in their respective fields, Dana Alliance members are among the world’s foremost authorities on neuroscientific research and clinical neurology topics. Each has made a personal commitment to support the mission of the Dana Alliance through active participation in outreach and educational activities, such as Brain Awareness Week, which takes place March 12-18 this year.

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants and educates the public about the successes and potential of brain research.