June 20, 2013 Foundation News
Congratulations to our 2013 Seed Grant Winners!
In 2013, the Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program funded critical research in 12 areas of neuroscience. Click on a topic below, or visit our Current Research page to learn more about the studies and how they’ll contribute to the field of neuroscience.
Since 1981 the Brain Research Foundation has awarded 582 Seed Grants for a total of $10.2 million in funding. To make a contribution to support neuroscience research today, please click on our donate link. To read about past studies, please visit our Research Archive.
2013 Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Winners
Brian Chow, Ph.D. – Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
Stephanie Dulawa, Ph.D. – Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago
Functional characterization of genes associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder using mouse models
Xin Jin, Ph.D. – Department of Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Pascal Kaeser, M.D. – Department of Neurobiology, Harvard University
Aimee Kao, M.D., Ph.D. – Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco
Progranulin deficiency and neuronal-microglial interactions in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disease
Matthew Kennedy, Ph.D. – Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado
Yingxi Lin, Ph.D. – Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A Systems Biology Approach to Identify Transcription Regulatory Networks in Healthy and Diseased Neurons
Qin Liu, Ph.D. – Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in St Louis
Axel Nimmerjahn, Ph.D. – Department of Biophotonics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Debra Silver, Ph.D. – Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University
Yongli Zhang, Ph.D. – Department of Cell Biology, Yale University
Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D. – Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania