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Samanez-Larkin Receives Neuroeconomics Early Career Award

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and DIBS Faculty Network Member, has received an Early Career Award from the Society for Neuroeconomics for research that examines how aging affects motivation and cognition across the lifespan. The award given... read more about Samanez-Larkin Receives Neuroeconomics Early Career Award »


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DIBS Faculty Network Member Jenny Tung Wins Genius Grant

Thursday, October 17, 2019

If you asked Jenny Tung’s parents, “no one’s kids that they knew of went off to Africa every summer to look at monkeys.” But Tung has been doing just that since her first trip to Kenya in 2006 to study the wild baboons of Amboseli. She joined a research project that year that had been watching... read more about DIBS Faculty Network Member Jenny Tung Wins Genius Grant »


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Bass Connections Team Improves Surgical Outcomes in Uganda

Thursday, October 17, 2019

There are 25 neurosurgeons at Duke Hospital, but the entire country of Uganda has fewer than half that number. Professor of Neurosurgery Michael Haglund is committed to helping Uganda increase its neurosurgical capacity. He leads Duke Global Neurosurgery and Neurology, a division that... read more about Bass Connections Team Improves Surgical Outcomes in Uganda »


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Calling all Duke Faculty Interested in New Collaborations! Oct. 18 Deadline

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Provost’s Office is once again offering support to Duke faculty who are interested in convening a group of colleagues to begin or test a new collaboration around a shared intellectual interest. Project funds ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded for use during the 2020 calendar year... read more about Calling all Duke Faculty Interested in New Collaborations! Oct. 18 Deadline »


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Bohórquez Receives NIH 'New Innovator' Award

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Excerpted from Duke Today, Oct. 1, 2019: School of Medicine researchers Diego Bohórquez Ph.D. and Opeyemi Olabisi M.D., Ph.D. have been given two of the NIH Director’s “New Innovator,” awards, which are for high-risk/high-reward work being done by early-stage investigators. The award provides $1... read more about Bohórquez Receives NIH 'New Innovator' Award »


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DIBS Leaders Part of NIH HEAL Grant

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Current and former DIBS Faculty Steering Committee members Warren Grill, PhD, Biomedical Engineering, and Fan Wang, PhD, Neurobiology, respectively, are among Duke faculty leading projects funded by a $24 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The funding comes from NIH's Helping to... read more about DIBS Leaders Part of NIH HEAL Grant »


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3 Awarded Karen L. Wrenn Alzheimer's Disease Travel Prize

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Two graduate medical students and one doctoral student in cognitive neuroscience have received 2019-2020 Karen L. Wrenn Trust Travel Awards. The awards, given each year to DIBS graduate students, are made possible through the generosity of the Wrenn Trust, named for Duke alumna Karen L. Wrenn, who... read more about 3 Awarded Karen L. Wrenn Alzheimer's Disease Travel Prize »


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DIBS Presents Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series 10/24 or 11/4; 10/28

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

DIBS is pleased to present the Fall 2019 Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series, with support from the Office of Faculty Administration. Dates, locations & topics:Oct. 24, 8:30-10 a.m., and Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., DIBS Multipurpose Room, "Navigating Difficult Conversations from a Low-Power... read more about DIBS Presents Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series 10/24 or 11/4; 10/28 »


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De Brigard Reviews 'Remembering from the Outside'

Monday, September 16, 2019

In the Sept. 5 electronic journal, "Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews," Felipe De Brigard, PhD, reviews Christopher Jude McCarroll's latest book. "Remembering from theOutside: Personal Memory and the Perspectival Mind," Dr. De Brigard says, "...is a wonderful addition" to the field of philosophy of... read more about De Brigard Reviews 'Remembering from the Outside' »


The 2018-2019 Annual Report highlights how DIBS supports neuroscience community

FY19 Annual Report Highlights DIBS Impacts

Friday, September 13, 2019

FY18-19 has been an exciting year of continued growth, new ideas, and implementation of goals derived from our strategic plan, ensuring they aligned with the goals set forth by Duke's President Vincent Price, to "Innovate, Incubate, and Include."  Read the report here. read more about FY19 Annual Report Highlights DIBS Impacts »


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