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This page was created to highlight your achievements as a BAW partner, including interviews, partner blogs, news articles, award announcements, and more. If you have something you would like us to include please email bawinfo@dana.org.

Brain Awareness Week Across the Continents 2014

BAW Across the Continents: Africa

BAW Across the Continents: Asia

BAW Across the Continents: Australia

BAW Across the Continents: South America

BAW Across the Continents: North America

BAW Across the Continents: Europe 

Brain Awareness Week 2014 partner interviews

Michael Friedlander, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI)

Kelley Remole, Ph.D.
Director of Neuroscience Outreach
Columbia University
Greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience     

Norberto Garcia-Cairasco, Ph.D.
Director of Neurophysiology and Experimental Neuroethology Lab (LNNE)
Ribeirao Preto School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil    

Brain Awareness Week 2013 partner interviews

Bobby Heagerty
Director of Community Affairs and Education
Oregon Health and Science University Brain Institute

Magdalena Nowak
BSc Neuroscience student
King’s College London Neuroscience Society

Janine Roos
Mental Health Information Centre of Southern Africa

Andrea Schierkolk
Public Programs Manager
National Museum of Health and Medicine, Silver Spring, MD

Prof. Eva Syková, MD, DSc, FCMA
Director, The Institute of Experimental Medicine
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Brain Awareness Week 2012 partner interviews

Ferhan Esen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biophysics
Faculty of Medicine
Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Karen Fallahi
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, Colorado Springs, CO

Sue Giddens
General Manager Marketing and Fundraising
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Rae Nishi, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurological Sciences
University of Vermont

Yvonne Salfinger
Pilot Club of Tallahassee, FL

Brain Awareness Week 2011 partner interviews

Eric. H. Chudler, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Director of Education and Outreach, UWEB
Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Timothy Crane
Science Teacher
James River High School, Midlothian, VA

Mara Dierssen, M.D., Ph.D.
Group Leader, Genes and Disease Program
Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain

Marija Heffer, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Medical Biology
University of Osijek School of Medicine, Osijek, Croatia

Judy Illes, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Roland Pochet, Ph.D.
Histologie, Neuroanatomie et Neuropathologie
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Ilsun White, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

BAW partner blogroll
Registered BAW partners: to have your blog added, please email bawinfo@dana.org.

BrainSMART Graduate Programs at Nova Southeastern University
Centre for Brain Research, The University of Auckland
Cérebro Melhor
Columbia University Neuroscience Outreach 
Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences
Montreal Brain Awareness Week

Phoenix Programs
Revolution Brain Center 
Scientific Organization of Medical Students, National Neuroscience Society of Romania       
Stone House, Miner's Foundry

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University of Maryland, USA, BAW 2004 Brain Art Competition

University of Maryland, USA, BAW 2004 Brain Art Competition


Brain Awareness Week Campaign Headquarters

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

505 Fifth Avenue, Sixth Floor
New York, New York 10017
Tel: +1 212 401-1689 
Fax: +1 212 593 7623
E-mail: bawinfo@dana.org

Kathleen M. Roina
Campaign Director
E-mail: kroina@dana.org

Simon Fischweicher
Campaign Coordinator
E-mail: sfischweicher@dana.org

Simon and Kathleen at the BioBus, part of BraiNY, the New York City Brain Awareness Week campaign. BAW 2013.