Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): World Autism Day (Week of April 1, 2013)

This has been a whirlwind of a week. We started with April Fools Day, which seemed to involve a lot of cats and alternative search methods this year. April is Autism Awareness Acceptance Month and Tuesday was World Autism Day. Tuesday was also the groundbreaking announcement of the BRAIN Initiative that was outlined yesterday on … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): World Autism Day (Week of April 1, 2013)

White House Neuroscience Initiative

In case you missed it, the White House announced this week their new initiative to fund research focusing on neuroscience innovation. "The BRAIN Initiative — short for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies — builds on the President’s State of the Union call for historic investments in research and development to fuel the innovation, job … Continue reading White House Neuroscience Initiative

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Brain Awareness Week (Week of March 11, 2013)

As the aunt of a 12-year-old fighting medulloblastoma and sister-in-law to a wonderful woman with Multiple Sclerosis, brain awareness is high on my list of priorities. This week The Dana Foundation and select partners are sponsoring Brain Awareness Week. March is also Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month. So this week, I went about looking … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Brain Awareness Week (Week of March 11, 2013)