Ali Chunovic is a former Dana Foundation staffer
In Memoriam: Nobel Laureate Arvid Carlsson, a Pioneer in Parkinson’s Treatment
We regret to announce the loss of Dana Alliance member Arvid Carlsson, M.D., Ph.D., whose research laid the groundwork for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and won him the Nobel Prize in 2000.
#WSF18: What Causes Extremism in the Brain?
A group of psychologists and neuroscientists got together for the World Science Festival to explore different sources that may contribute to extremist behavior and the roots of fundamentalism in the brain.
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
Memory as a Creative Act
Dana Alliance member Daphna Shohamy was paired with writer Nicole Krauss for a discussion on creativity and memory at a recent Brainwave event about trauma.
Inside the Mind of a Bully
Researchers are working to understand the science behind aggression to better combat bullying and its psychiatric effects.
2017 World Brain Bee Champion Announced
Twenty-five national Brain Bee champions from around the world traveled to Washington, DC, this week to compete in the 2017 World Brain Bee. The competition tests high school students on a variety of neuroscience topics through oral tests, a neuroanatomy laboratory exam with real human brains, a neurohistology test, and a diagnosis test with patient […]
World Science Festival: Exploring the Geography of the Brain
Sunday’s World Science Festival event focused on the significance of the Human Connectome Project for creating detailed maps of the brain and featured Dana Alliance members David Van Essen and Jeff Lichtman.
Diamond in the Rough World of Neuroscience
Marian Diamond, the pioneering scientist considered a co-founder of modern neuroscience, is the focus of a new documentary that celebrates her groundbreaking career.
Dana/EDAB FENS Outreach Champions Announced
The European Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives presented this year’s winners of the Outreach Champion Awards as part of the FENS Forum of Neuroscience in Denmark.