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Biomedical Engineering Grad Student Receives Wrenn Award

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.

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Adcock Discusses Dopamine, Experience & Memory

Alison Adcock, MD, PhD, DIBS Faculty Network Member and Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, discussed a study published recently in Nature Human Behavior. The study, which Adcock was not involved in, looked at the connection between dopamine and episodic memory.

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Farahany Addresses Criminal Law, Brain Science

In this NBC News story, DIBS Faculty Network Member Nita Farahany, Duke Law School, discusses how more criminal defendants are looking to neuroscience as a mitigating factor in their crimes.

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