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FROM THE DANA FOUNDATION
BrainWeb: Links to sites with information on 25 common brain diseases and disorders, including research, treatment options, support for families and caregivers, and more.
Brain Connections (US): An online guide with information on more than 275 US organizations providing servies on brain-related disorders.
Cerebrum: An online magazine of ideas about how brain science is changing our lives.
Science Primers: Printable basic overviews of brain-related subjects including neuroanatomy, the synapse, and biomarkers.
OTHER SITES OF INTEREST
World Health Organization (WHO): Health information and data and statistics from around the world.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) (US): The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Each division has a website.
Among the NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers are:
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
NIH’s “Health Information”: resources on consumer health topics from A to Z, including child and teen health, women’s health, men’s health, minority health, seniors’ health, and wellness and lifestyle.
American Academy of Neurology (AAN): science resources and news and a library of publications from an international association of more than 24,000 neurologists and professionals.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): science news and resources for educators, students, and kids and parents.
Medline Plus: resources on 750 health topics from the US National Library of Medicine and NIH; extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news. Information in over 40 languages.
International Brain Research Organization (IBRO): information on international research funding programs, public awareness campaigns, publications, and more.
Society for Neuroscience (USA)
American Brain Coalition (USA)
Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
EFNS European Federation of Neurological Societies
European Brain Council
The listing of an organization’s site does not imply endorsement by the Dana Foundation, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, and the European Dana Alliance for the Brain.
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