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University of California San Francisco

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Dana NextGen

A Foundation planning grant for a potential Dana Center for Neuroscience & Society was awarded to the University of California San Francisco. The proposed Center focuses on training neuroscientists and advancing the field to anticipate and address the societal impact of advances in neuroscience across diverse and differentially situated communities. The interdisciplinary approach was grounded in lived experiences of individuals and focused on neuroethics training, public policy and community engagement.  

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To ensure a positive future, we must better connect neuroscience to the needs of society. We must strive to make the field more inclusive and collaborative. By opening the field up to diverse perspectives, working in closer partnership with other disciplines, and deepening our engagement with the general public, neuroscience can contribute to the flourishing of everyone.

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Connecting neuroscience to the needs of society.
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