Neurobiology News

The Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation announced that after competitive review they are granting Dr. Andrew Kennedy funds to further his research into Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome. Dr. Kennedy’s grant was one of the highest reviewed and the scientific advisory board voted unanimously to continue funding his work.

Join us in congratulating Andrew!

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"Advances in cardiovascular disease"
Presented By
Suzanne Oparil, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Research Civitan Club

The British Medical Association Book Awards take place annually to recognize outstanding contributions to medical literature. First prize in Neurology, non-surgical aspects, has been awarded to Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Impact
J. David Sweatt, Michael J. Meaney, Eric J. Nestler and Schahram Akbarian—Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780123914941 £91

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Richard Sanchez of the Lubin lab has been awarded the 2014 CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy) Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization, which will be held August 17-22, 2014 in Mount Snow Resort West Dover, VT. This conference is particularly valuable for young investigators given its small size and opportunity to interact with leaders in the field. This Award recognizes and honors outstanding young investigators conducting research in basic or clinical neuroscience related to epilepsy.