Press Room

The Dana Foundation's Communications department provides a free resource for journalists developing stories on topics related to the brain. To inquire about a brain expert, please email pressinfo@dana.org with your question and your media affiliation, and we will respond as quickly as possible. We work with a network of more than 350 North American experts in the major fields of neuroscience, all of whom are Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives members committed to public outreach. 

 Featured News and Articles

 
Dana Foundation grantee Liane Young studies theory of mind, trying to distinguish what in the brain might be off in people with autism who have trouble with social cues. Learn more about her work in our interview, "Developing a Theory of Mind."
   
•  Dana Foundation grantee Natalie Denburg studies what makes some older adults more susceptible to fraud, and finds it’s probably not early dementia. Learn more in our  interview, "Frontal Lobe Deficits and Financial Scams."
   
What happens to the brain of a child who is abused, neglected, or otherwise maltreated? Experts weigh in on this and other questions in our briefing paper, "The Abused BrainNeural Adaptation, Resilience, and Compensation in Childhood Maltreatment."
   
Dana Foundation grantee Huntington Potter has found a promising potential treatment for Alzheimer’s by looking at the disease mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis. Read about his work in our Q&A, "Reversing the Alzheimer's Catastrophe."