DANA ALLIANCE FOR BRAIN INITIATIVES ELECTS SEVENTEEN NEW MEMBERS
New York, NY, February 25, 2011 - The executive committee of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives announced the names of seventeen members newly elected to the organization. New members’ specialties include neuroregeneration, teenage decision-making, and behavioral and physiological consequences of social stress.
Supported entirely by the Dana Foundation, 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.
The new Dana Alliance members are:
Lori Altshuler, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Jacapo Annese, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
Abigail A. Baird, Ph.D.
Robert J. Blanchard, Ph.D.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Nathaniel Heintz, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University
Matthew A. Howard III, M.D.
University of Iowa
Adrian Ivinson, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
J. Anthony Movshon, Ph.D.
New York University
Harry T. Orr, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
George Perry, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Michael N. Shadlen, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington Medical Center
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.
Li-Huei Tsai, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Robert Vassar, Ph.D.
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 14-20 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.