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Dana NextGen

A Foundation planning grant for a potential Dana Center for Neuroscience & Society was awarded to the University of Pennsylvania. The mission of the proposed Center was to create new, inclusive approaches to neuroscience education, engagement, and research that will shape the future practice of neuroscience and its impact on all members of society. The planning grant team focused on neuroscience and society education for neuroscientists, entrepreneurs, and other professionals; bidirectional neuroscience public engagement; and a translational neuroethics research paradigm. 

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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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