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Cristin Dorgelo, Michelle Popowitz, Stacy Esposito, and Amy Hawkins present at the 2014 NORDP Conference

Cristin Dorgelo (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy), Michelle Popowitz (UCLA Grand Challenges), Stacy Esposito (ASU Research Advancement), and Amy Hawkins (UCLA Grand Challenges) presented at the 2014 National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) conference in Portland, Oregon. Cristin, Michelle, and Amy discussed Grand

President Obama calls for the BRAIN Initiative to be an “all hands on deck” effort

After launching the BRAIN Initiative in April 2013, President Obama is now calling on the nation to take serious action on Grand Challenges designed to help us understand the brain. He has called it an “all hands on deck” effort, and emphasized it should involve the federal government, companies, health systems, patient advocacy organizations, philanthropists, […]

President Obama Launches the BRAIN Initiative

President Obama launched the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative,  a bold new research initiative designed to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain. Obama stressed  importance of investing in American innovation to create jobs and strengthen our economy. UCLA’s Chancellor Gene Block, Professor Kelsey Martin (Interim Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine; Professor, Department of […]

Dr. Kelsey Martin featured on SPCR’s NEXT series

Dr. Kelsey Martin (Interim Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Chemical Biology & Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences) was a guest on the Southern California Public Radio (SPCR) program NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow, hosted by Mat Kaplan. She was joined by Steven Kotler (co-author, “Abundance–The Future Is Better Than You Think;” […]