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TNP faculty member, Dr. Noa Ofen awarded grant to identify memory networks in children
Congratulations to TNP faculty member Noa Ofen, PhD, received a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of...
TNP Student Michael Lisieski receives a DPBN New Investigator Grant
Third year TNP student Michael Lisieski is awarded a Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience New Investigator...
TNP faculty members, Drs. Jeffrey Stanley and Vaibhav Diwadkar awarded a 5 year NIMH R01 grant
Congratulations to TNP faculty members Drs. Jeffrey Stanley and Vaibhav Diwadkar whose 5 year NIMH R01 grant, "Advancing...
TNP student Helen Wu successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation research on June 6, 2016
Kudos and congratulations to TNP Student Helen Wu for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation research on June 6th,...
TNP faculty member Mark Greenwald selected as Chair of NIH BRLE study section
Congratulations to TNP faculty member Mark Greenwald, PhD on being selected as the Chair of the NIH Biobehavioral Regulation,...
NIH awards Berkowitz lab to improve retinal disease treatment efficacy using novel imaging tool in vivo
Supported by a new $1 million, four-year grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, scientist...
Translational Neuroscience Program Symposium and Research Day winners announced.
Congratulations to TNP students, Michael Lisieski and Natalie Wiseman,  for receiving the best pre-clinical and clinical...
TNP student Eric Woodcock Awarded a 2 year NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship
Translational Neuroscience Program graduate  student, Eric Woodcock, in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral...
TNP student Natalie Wiseman has been elected as a Trainee Representative for the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).
TNP student Natalie Wiseman has been elected as a Trainee Representative for the International Society of Magnetic Resonance...
TNP student Denise Briggs successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation research on March 18th, 2016
Congratulations to TNP student Denise Briggs for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation research on March 18th ...
TNP student Hilary Marusak successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation research on March 14, 2016
Congratulations to TNP student Hilary Marusak for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation research on March 14th...
TNP Biomedical Engineering professor interviewed about the dangers of concussions
TNP faculty member, Zhifeng Kou, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and radiation, was interviewed at halftime of...
TNP student Hilary Marusak selected to give a presentation at the Society of Biological Psychiatry meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kudos and congratulations to TNP graduate student Hilary Marusak and her mentor, Dr. Moriah Thomason. Hilary was selected to...
New imaging diagnostic from Berkowitz lab may impact treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
A novel non-invasive imaging diagnostic designed in a Wayne State University School of Medicine lab could clinically impact...
Professor Zhifeng Kou, PhD developing novel MRI technique to detect, diagnose brain injury
Zhifeng Kou, Ph.D., Wayne State University assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology, found himself appalled...
TNP faculty member, Shane Perrine, PhD in collaboration with Dr. Jinsheng Zhang awarded DOD Grant.
TNP faculty member, Shane Perrine, PhD., (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences) in collaboration with Dr....
School of Medicine Honors Faculty with Research, Teaching and Dean's Awards
Wayne State University School of Medicine celebrated and honored its faculty at the annual Faculty Recognition and Awards...
REBUILD Detroit - Faculty Mentors and Scholars Wanted
What is REBUILD Detroit? ReBUILD Detroit is a partnership between four Detroit institutions supported by a grant from the...
In the News - TNP Faculty member Moriah Thomason, PhD
New research - led by Moriah Thomason, PhD, TNP faculty member  - indicates that altered brain connectivity is present before...
TNP Student Denise Briggs Selected for Special Presentation at the 2015 SFN Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
Congratulations to Denise I. Briggs, a PhD candidate in the Translational Neuroscience Program (TNP) working in the lab of Dr....
TNP student Natalie Wiseman wins F30 research grant for clinical TBI project
Natalie Wiseman, a student in the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Translational Neuroscience Program, has been...
TNP Faculty members Joseph Jacobson, PhD., and Sandra Jacobson, Ph.D, awarded 5-year NIAAA - U01 grant
TNP Faculty members Joseph Jacobson, PhD., and Sandra Jacobson, Ph.D from the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral...
TNP Faculty member, Cynthia Arfken, PhD awarded a collaborative Flynn Foundation Grant
TNP faculty member Cynthia Arfken, PhD (department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences) along with Alireza Amirsadri,...
Wayne State to lead second collaborative study examining brains role in pediatric mental health
Researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine are embarking on a second collaborative study with universities in...
TNP student, Eric Woodcockis awarded a DPBN 2015 Junior Investigator Award
Congratulations to TNP student Eric Woodcock, recipient of the DPBN 2015 Junior Investigator Award, for his project,...
TNP Faculty member Alexander Gow, PhD, awarded a National Multiple Sclerosis Society grant
TNP Faculty member awarded Alexander Gow, PhD a three year National Multiple Sclerosis Society grant to explore new model of MS...
TNP student Dhruman Goradia successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation research on June 23, 2015
Congratulations to TNP Student Dhruman Goradia for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation research on June 25th,...
TNP faculty members Drs. Sandra and Joseph Jacobson have been awarded a new R21 grant from NIAA
TNP faculty members Drs. Sandra and Joseph Jacobson have just been awarded a new R21 grant from NIAA in collaboration with...
Dr. Vaibhav Diwadkar selected as a Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow.
Kudos and congratulations to Dr. Vaibhav Diwadkar, who has been selected as one of the 29th group of Charles H. Gershenson...
TNP student Brianne Mohl successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation research on February 27, 2015
Congratulations to TNP student Brianne Mohl for successfully defending her dissertation entitled, "Neural Alterations...