Press Room

The Dana Foundation's Communications department provides a free resource for journalists developing stories on topics related to the brain. To inquire about a brain expert, please email pressinfo@dana.org with your question and your media affiliation, and we will respond as quickly as possible. We work with a network of more than 350 North American experts in the major fields of neuroscience, all of whom are Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives members committed to public outreach. 

 Featured News and Articles

 
Dana Foundation grantee Natalie Denburg studies what makes some older adults more susceptible to fraud, and finds it’s probably not early dementia. Learn more in our new interview, "Frontal Lobe Deficits and Financial Scams."
   
•  What happens to the brain of a child who is abused, neglected, or otherwise maltreated? Experts weigh in on this and other questions in our new briefing paper, "The Abused Brain: Neural Adaptation, Resilience, and Compensation in Childhood Maltreatment."
   
Dana Foundation grantee Huntington Potter has found a promising potential treatment for Alzheimer’s by looking at the disease mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis. Read about his work in our new Q&A, "Reversing the Alzheimer's Catastrophe."
   
The interrelationships between grief and depression are multifaceted–they share common features and can co-occur. How do we differentiate between these similar but different mental states? Hear from the experts in our briefing paper, "Grief vs. Depression."