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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-... read more about DIBS Presents Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series 10/24 or 11/4; 10/28 »


Felipe De Brigard, PhD

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' »


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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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10/3: Duke Alum Eric Reiman to Address Alzheimer's Prevention

Friday, September 6, 2019

Duke alumnus Eric Reiman, MD, will deliver the Karen L. Wrenn Lecturership on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Great Hall, Trent Semans Center. Lunch will be provided. He will discuss. "Preventing Alzheimer's."The event is free and open to the public.Dr. Reiman is internationally... read more about 10/3: Duke Alum Eric Reiman to Address Alzheimer's Prevention »


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New Med School On-line Mag Features DIBS Assoc Dir Len White

Friday, July 12, 2019

Robin Smith, senior science writer for Duke University Communications, gives a compelling account of Duke first-year medical students and their initial up-close-and-personal contact with the human brain. DIBS Associate Director for Education Leonard White, PhD, leads the brain anatomy... read more about New Med School On-line Mag Features DIBS Assoc Dir Len White »


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Are People Stuck with Their Political Views?

Friday, July 12, 2019

Students taking Introduction to Cognitive Psychology wrote a blog about work in Felipe De Brigard's lab related to how and why people hold onto their personal opinions, despite facts to the contrary. read more about Are People Stuck with Their Political Views? »


Autism expert Geri Dawson, PhD, named new DIBS director

Provost, Med School Dean Announce Dawson as New DIBS Leader

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

To the DIBS Community: For the past two years, the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences has operated under a nontraditional organizational structure: a Faculty Governance Committee, chaired by Geraldine Dawson, to guide strategic direction, and a Chief Operating Officer, Nicole Schramm-Sapyta, to... read more about Provost, Med School Dean Announce Dawson as New DIBS Leader »


Will Huffman, Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Grad Student Receives Wrenn Award

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that Will Huffman, a graduate student in Biomedical Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering, has received the Wrenn Graduate Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Disease. Huffman is a student in the laboratory of Dr. Warren Grill, Professor... read more about Biomedical Engineering Grad Student Receives Wrenn Award »


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Study: Paternal Nicotine Exposure Affects Offspring's Neurobehavior

Monday, May 20, 2019

Researchers with the DIBS Center on Addiction & Behavior Change have published a study in Neurotoxicology and Teratology demonstrating links between paternal nicotine exposure and impact on offspring's neurobehaviors. Please click HERE to see the study. read more about Study: Paternal Nicotine Exposure Affects Offspring's Neurobehavior »


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