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Med Students' Paper Born of Bass Team on Opiate Epidemic

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Two medical students are the lead authors on a new paper, “The Emergency Department as an Opportunity for Naloxone Distribution: A Systematic Review,” published in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. Congratulations to Alexander Gunn and Zachary Smothers, now medical students, and... read more about Med Students' Paper Born of Bass Team on Opiate Epidemic »


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Dawson Comments on Google Glass/ Autism App Study

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Reuters Health reported on a new study that has found combining Google Glass with a smartphone app helps children with austism spectrum disorder recognize and interpret facial expressions. The "Superpower Glass" system includes eyeglasses with a camera and speaker. Geraldine Dawson, PhD, Director... read more about Dawson Comments on Google Glass/ Autism App Study »


Registration Open for April 17 Symposium on Cannabis Science, Policy

Thursday, March 7, 2019

On behalf of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Center on Addiction & Behavior Change (CABC), we are pleased to announce registration is open for the 2019 CABC Symposium, set for WEDNESDAY, April 17, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., DIBS Multipurpose Room. More information, below.CABC Co-director... read more about Registration Open for April 17 Symposium on Cannabis Science, Policy »


MacArthur Neuroscience Fellow Draws SRO Crowd

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Doris Tsao, PhD, Professor of Biology at Cal Tech and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, drew a standing-room-only crowd to the DIBS Multipurpose Room on March 20. She addressed, "How the Brain Represents Objects."Objects constitute the fundamental currency of the brain: they... read more about MacArthur Neuroscience Fellow Draws SRO Crowd  »


Eye Moves Yield Clues to Fiscal Philosophy

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The eyes DO have it--at least, they indicate who is more likely to have a bigger nest egg, according to research co-led by DIBS Faculty Network Member Scott Huettel, PhD, Psychology, and Neurobiology Graduate Student Dianna Amasino. Other authors are Postdoctoral Associate Nicolette Sullivan, PhD,... read more about Eye Moves Yield Clues to Fiscal Philosophy »


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DIBS Discovery Day Draws Record Crowd of 565

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

More than 565 learners of all ages participated in the 2019 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Discovery Day on Sunday, March 24,  in the DIBS "Cube." This year, the free event offered a sensory-friendly visiting time, from noon to 1 p.m. Nearly 70 children and adults who needed a quieter,... read more about DIBS Discovery Day Draws Record Crowd of 565 »


NIMH Director Josh Gordon Discusses Research Challenges, Opportunities

Monday, February 18, 2019

More than 200 students, faculty, trainees, and staff attended the 2019 DIBS Distinguished Lecture & Symposium on Feb. 20. The theme: From Brain Circuits to Behavior: How Technology is Transforming the Science of Mental Health.Dr. Joshua A. Gordon delivered the keynote address after... read more about NIMH Director Josh Gordon Discusses Research Challenges, Opportunities »


Staci Bilbo to Keynote Triangle SfN Meeting 4/4

Monday, February 18, 2019

Staci Bilbo, PhD, returning to Duke this summer, from Harvard, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Spring Neuroscience Meeting, Thursday, April 4, presented by the Triangle Society for Neuroscience. The event will take place at the Raleigh-Durham Embassy Suites in Cary. For more information,... read more about Staci Bilbo to Keynote Triangle SfN Meeting 4/4 »


DIBS Faculty Network Members Address Human-AI Issues

Monday, February 18, 2019

Duke in D.C. hosted a Congressional Briefing Feb. 15 to discuss the implications of artificial intelligence. Presenters included DIBS Faculty Network Members Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Nita Farahany, Law, and Vincent Conitzer,... read more about DIBS Faculty Network Members Address Human-AI Issues »


3/1 Seminar on Implicit Bias Opens Spring Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series

Friday, February 8, 2019

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, the Duke Office of Faculty Advancement, & the Office of the Vice Dean for Faculty in the School of Medicine are sponsoring a year-long series of workshops focused on inclusion and power dynamics in the academic workplace. This semester, we invite the Duke... read more about 3/1 Seminar on Implicit Bias Opens Spring Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series »


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