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

 
Brain Awareness Week (March 12-18) is less than two months away! Learn about this global campaign to promote the promise and benefits of brain research and how to get involved.
   
•  Brain tumors are the most common type of cancer occurring in children aged 14 and younger—as well as the leading cause of cancer death in that age group. Pediatric neurosurgeon and Dana Foundation grantee Samuel Cheshier is working on new technologies to improve immunotherapy treatments and track their effectiveness over time. Learn more in our new Q&A.
   
Bioethicist Jonathan Moreno and neuroscientist Leigh Hochberg spoke to Congressional members and their staffs about neurotechnology and the military.
   
There’s no shortage of articles warning of the negative effects of screen time on kids’ development, but what does the research actually say? Experts weigh in, in our new briefing paper, "The Truth About Research on Screen Time."