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 or to request background information, please e-mail pressinfo@dana.org with your question and your media affiliation, and we will respond as quickly as possible.

Journalists can also request access to our searchable Brain Expert Directory of more than 350 leading experts in the major fields of neuroscience, all of whom are Dana Alliance members committed to public outreach. 

 Featured News and Articles

 
Dana Foundation grantee Michael Lipton discusses his research on the cumulative effects of soccer heading impacts in our new interview.
   
•  Watch the video of "From Birth to Two: the Neuroscience of Infant Development," the latest Neuroscience and Society event presented by The Dana Foundation and the American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
   
Staying mentally sharp is a top priority for the aging population, and common questions include:  When is memory loss a sign of dementia? What actions can be taken to help maintain brain health? Our new, free booklet,Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain, gives answers to these and other memory-oriented questions in easy-to-understand language. Learn more in our press release.
   
"Dementia Decoded" is a five-part podcast series produced by The New York Academy of Sciences and funded by the Dana Foundation.
   
Cerebrum Anthology 2014 is now available for purchase on Amazon! The book offers timely and provocative ideas in neuroscience and book reviews from a cross-section of prominent neuroscientists, including recent Nobel Prize winners Edvard and May-Britt Moser, Miguel A.L. Nicolelis, and Temple Grandin. Contact pressinfo@dana.org for review copies.