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March 19, 2021

World Sleep Day

The World Sleep Society (WSS) celebrates World Sleep Day on Friday, March 19, 2021. World Sleep Day is an annual, global call to action about the importance of healthy sleep. The focus of WSD is to bring cognizance to the many burdens of sleep problems, as well as the importance of healthy sleep. Learn more about the theme and goals of this

March 15, 2021

Associate Vice Chair of Research

It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Peter Todd has been appointed as the new Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology! Dr. Todd will be involved in all things research in the department, and will serve as a tremendous resource for all of you.

Join me in welcoming Dr. Todd to his new role!

February 26, 2021

Alzheimer Programming Set

The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will feature COVID-19 vaccine updates by top Alzheimer s experts from the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center as part of its free March programming schedule.

February 18, 2021

Interim Director, Michigan Neuroscience Institute

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Regents today (Feb. 18) approved the appointment of Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., as interim director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI), effective March 1, 2021. In addition, Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D., has been named interim co-director of the institute.

February 5, 2021

Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator (SCSI) Award

Dr. Michael Wang has received a Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator (SCSI) Award from the Biomedical Laboratory R&D (BLRD) Service.

The purpose of the SCSI Award is to provide outstanding senior BLRD clinician scientists with longer term, flexible support to maintain their laboratory infrastructure, retain key staff, and explore

January 27, 2021

Epilepsy Multiplatform Variant Prediction

This Center Without Walls will develop a modular, highly integrated platform approach to accelerate determination of the functional, pharmacological, neuronal network and whole animal consequences of genetic variants among a range of clinical epilepsy types.