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Alliance members on Covid-19, the pandemic, and the brain

Abigail Baird, Ph.D. • Communicating Brain Science Podcast
Baird joins us to discuss typical adolescent brain development set against the backdrop of a disruptive year, and explores the unexpected challenges and opportunities presented by remote learning in our podcast, “Teen Learning Strategies During Covid-19.”

Diane E. Griffin, M.D., Ph.D. • Cerebrum Article
Griffin discusses unusual neurological symptoms experienced by COVID-19 patients in “Racing to Understand Covid-19 and the Brain,” a chronicling of researchers’ efforts in this area.

Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D. • Cerebrum Article
Koroshetz comments on the research community’s loss of months of work in “Neuroscience Adapts to the Covid World.” Read about the challenges and changes faced by clinical researchers amidst a global pandemic.

Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D. • Communicating Brain Science Podcast
A podcast discussion on staying physically active through this period of social isolation and self-quarantine with Suzuki in “Keeping Fit During COVID-19.”

Myrna Weissman, Ph.D. • Q&A
Weissman explains the effects of loneliness on mental health in “Finding New Ways to Connect in a Crisis,” our Q&A on recognizing new, creative opportunities to connect with others during times of extended isolation.

Robert W. Greene, M.D., Ph.D. • Q&A
Discover the importance of optimized sleep for a proficient immune system as Greene describes the links between sleep disruption and mental illness in our Q&A: “Want to Boost Your Immune System? Sleep Better.”

Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. • Q&A
Nestler explores the effects of stress on the brain and offers advice on how to strengthen our resilience in the Q&A “Don’t Panic: How Stressful Situations Affect the Brain.”