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BrainWeb

BrainWeb provides information and links to validated sites about brain diseases and disorders from outside sources and from Dana publications.

 

Staying Sharp 

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives' Staying Sharp program includes live public forums, printed and printable resources, and videos.

Reports on Progress

Reviews by eminent neuroscientists of specific areas of research, including normal function, disease, and new technologies. 

Briefing Papers

Briefing Papers take an in-depth look at basic and timely brain-related topics, like traumatic brain injury and obesity.


Recent Articles

Special Form of Tau Protein May Be Prime Target for Treating Head Injury

“Cis P-tau” also eyed as possible trigger of Alzheimer’s disease



Air Pollution Also Not Good For Your Brain

Recent research provides strong evidence that pollutants cause harms, and suggests underlying pathways and mechanisms. 



New Approaches to Brain Tumors

Personalized medicine may be the answer for brain tumor therapy, which desperately needs new ideas and approaches.



Imaging of Cognitive Impairment from Soccer Heading-Related Brain Injury

Dana Foundation grantee Michael Lipton is looking at the cumulative effect of heading impacts by monitoring changes in brain structure and function with diffusion tensor imaging and cognitive tests. 



Schizophrenia: Hope on the Horizon

In July 2014, an international consortium of schizophrenia researchers mounted the largest biological experiment in the history of psychiatry. With many more avenues for exploring the biological underpinnings of schizophrenia now available to neuroscientists, hope may be on the way for the estimated 2.4 million Americans and 1 in 100 people worldwide affected by the illness, one in which drugs have limited impact and there is no known cure.



Stress, Neuropeptide Interaction, and Relapse: A Neurobiological Addiction Story

Relapsing may have more to do with altered stress pathways than pleasure-seeking pathways.