On March 18, 2013, the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, in conjunction with the American Brain Coalition conducted a Capitol Hill briefing titled “The Science of Mental Illness: Correlations between Mental Illness and Violence.” The event was widely attended by over 75 House and Senate staff, representatives from the National Institutes of Health and Department of State, [...]
The International Bipolar Foundation www.internationalbipolarfoundation.org posted Brain Awareness Week on their Facebook page and asked everyone to educate at least 1 person that bipolar is a biochemical BRAIN disease and to share where they’re from. IBPF’s post has been viewed by 7324 people! Let us know what’s worked for your organization!
Today kicks off Brain Awareness Week; however, the Brain Awareness Campaign is a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools, and communities throughout the year. The global celebration, launched by The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, presents an opportunity to bring attention to brain science advances and advocate for science funding. [...]
The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity, seeking to do for the brain what the Human Genome Project did for genetics. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/18/science/project-seeks-to-build-map-of-human-brain.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130218&_r=0
You and your colleagues are invited to attend the American Brain Coalition (ABC) Spring Membership Meeting on Thursday, February 28 in Bethesda, MD during the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT) Annual Meeting. The Meeting will be held from 2:30-4:00pm in Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel. For more information or to RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.