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2013-11-07 08:28:48

AMSTERDAM, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier recommends authors to follow the Minimal Data Standards Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces its collaboration with the Neuroscience Information Framework [http://www.neuinfo.org ] (NIF), by incorporating the Minimal Data Standards...

2013-11-01 23:20:19

Mount Sinai Researcher Honored for Translational Addiction Research New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Society for Neuroscience will present Rita Z. Goldstein, PhD, Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, with the Jacob P. Waletzky Award at the Society for Neuroscience's 43rd Annual Meeting, November 13 in San Diego. The award, supported by The Waletzky Family, is given to a neuroscientist conducting...

2012-06-22 10:24:02

BOSTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a leading voice in Congress for neuroscience research, met today with a top adviser to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to explore Fattah's idea to adapt the new Massachusetts Neuroscience Consortium as the model for a national public-private-nonprofit partnership on brain research. Fattah's schedule in the Boston area includes a meeting at Harvard University with a leading neuroscientist who is heading to...

2012-05-29 02:26:05

NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For many, bad habits are thought to be matters of poor behavior, or of weak self-control--things that the individual ought to be able to control. According to the latest research, however, bad habits and addictions are actually rooted in the activity of the brain. Dr. Nora Volkow, who heads the National Institute on Drug Abuse, has published a new study that clarifies the role of the brain in matters of "bad habits" and addiction--and her research has...

2012-03-21 10:27:21

The United States military and intelligence communities have developed a close relationship with the scientific establishment. In particular, they fund and utilize an array of neuroscience applications, generating profound ethical issues. Neuroscience offers possibilities for cutting edge, deployable solutions for the needs of national security and defence, but are, or at least should be, tempered by questions of scientific validity, consequential ethical considerations, and concern for...

2010-12-16 10:22:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that it has appointed internationally renowned scientist and leader Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, as the first director of the Neuroscience Institute and the Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, effective January 2012. Dr. Tsien--a member of both the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences and a former Rhodes Scholar--joins NYU Langone from Stanford University, where he currently serves as the...