Dana Alliance Members' News and Views
Dana Alliance Member Newsletters
||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
• Staying Sharp 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
• Staying Sharp in Mandarin, and Beyond
||Highlights from this Issue:
• Staying Sharp Reaches Underserved Populations
• 500 New Partners Join BAW
• AAAS and Dana Collaborate for Successful Events
• Check Out Dana.org
• In Memoriam: Gerald M. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D.
• Members' Views: Carol Mason
• New Members of the Dana Alliance
• Dana and EDAB at FENS 2014
For previous issues of the Dana Alliance Member News visit the Dana Alliance Newsletter page.
Research done by Martha J. Farrah, Ph.D., and Patricia K. Kuhl, Ph.D., about whether socioeconomic status is linked to brain development was featured in an article by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).
Robert M. Sapolsky, Ph.D., wrote an article for The Wall Street Journal about how the brain's response to faces of different races is developed early in life.
Nora D. Volkow, M.D., was featured in The New York Times "Download" column for influencers and their interests.
The New York Times published an article called "Seeking the Gears of Our Inner Clock," discussing the research Huda Akil, Ph.D., has done on the circadian clock.
Joseph E. LeDoux, Ph.D., wrote an article for The New York Times
titled "'Run, Hide, Fight' Is Not How Our Brains Work,"
about how the "run, hide, fight" response to dangerous situations, recommended by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, is often impossible because people freeze.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new YouTube project, featuring DABI members speaking on their topics of expertise. We already have more than 1,400 videos (from 2010 to the present) available for viewing and will continue to add to the collection.
Guy McKhann, M.D., writes a monthly column in the Dana Foundation's print publication, Brain in the News, as its scientific advisor.
Larry R. Squire, Ph.D., discussed his research on memory in the podcast "People Behind the Science," produced by the Society for Neuroscience.
The Society for Neuroscience interviewed DABI member Bernice Grafstein, Ph.D. on her role as an advocate for gender equality in the sciences and on her thesis on cortical spreading depression.
DABI member and 2015 Society for Neuroscience president Steven E. Hyman, M.D. wrote about the promise of Barack Obama's Brain Research through Advancing Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative in the Society for Neuroscience's Neuroscience Quarterly.
The work of DABI member Jeffery W. Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D. was featured in the Dana Foundation Briefing Paper "A Very Big Map: Connectomics and Its Limits".
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
The Arts of Neuroscientists
Conversations with DABI members about
their artistic pursuits.