Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
Barbara E. Gill Announces Retirement
After a 29-year career at the Dana Foundation, Executive Vice President Barbara Gill has announced her retirement at the end of May. Barbara’s contributions to the Foundation and brain science have been immeasurable. She was instrumental in the formation of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives in the US and its sister organization in Europe. […]
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Roland Pochet, Ph.D.
Belgian neuroscientist Roland Pochet is a Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives member who was awarded the Dana/EDAB Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Outreach on Behalf of Brain Research at the 2018 FENS Forum. He has participated in #BrainWeek for more than 20 years, organizing events around the country, including the European Parliament.
Dana Foundation Announces Caroline Montojo, Ph.D., as New President
The Dana Foundation has named Caroline Montojo, Ph.D., as its next president, effective March 1, 2021. Dr. Montojo is currently the director of Life Sciences and the director of Brain Initiatives at The Kavli Foundation.
Alliance Members Awarded Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
The 2018 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, which recognizes neuroscientists for pioneering advances in our understanding of existence at its biggest, smallest, and most complex scale, was presented to two Dana Alliance members and announced this morning.
In the Lab with Ewelina Knapska
One of a series in which a Dana Alliance member is asked about daily life in the laboratory and outside interests. The lab of Ewelina Knapska examines socially transferred emotions, the neural mechanisms of impaired social behaviors, and the neural mechanisms of extinction and renewal of learned fears.
The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
Twenty-five years after the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives was founded in Washington, D.C., there are more than 580 neuroscientists in over 30 countries, and it continues to expand its role in making information about the brain accessible for the public.
Newly Translated Graphic Novel Tells the Life Story of Nobel Prize Winning Neuroscientist
The popular graphic novel documenting Rita Levi-Montalcini’s triumphs in neuroscience, despite gender and religious discrimination, is newly translated into English and free to download