Cerebrum editor Bill Glovin’s monthly interviews with top neuroscientists who discuss their research-based articles, their personal stories, and how their work has the potential to make a difference in people’s lives.

Part of the Dana Foundation’s mission is to educate the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential. Listen to some of these engaging and memorable interviews, read the latest Cerebrum articles, and explore the most complex organ in the human body.

January, 2019

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Robert J. Zatorre, Ph.D., talks about his Cerebrum article, “Why Do We Love Music,” his pioneering research at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute, and research that shows that music has the power to change an individual’s brain.
December, 2018

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Thomas R. Insel, M.D., talks about his Cerebrum article, “Building the Thermometer for Mental Health,” his transition from directing the National Institute of Mental Health to co-founding Mindstrong Health, and his efforts to transform the future of mental health care. 

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November, 2018

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Mark Gold, M.D., an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University, talks about his Cerebrum article, “Naltrexone: A History and Future Directions,” his long career studying addiction and the brain, and an opioid crisis that kills more Americans each day than gun violence or car accidents.  

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September, 2018

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Duke University School of Medicine professor Albert La Spada, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum article, “A Novel Therapy for Huntington’s Disease,” discusses a new strategy for treating Huntington’s and other degenerative diseases.

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September, 2018

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Helene Benveniste, Ph.D., a professor of anesthesiology at Yale and author of our Cerebrum article, “The Brain’s Waste-Removal System,” tells us about her role in the discovery in the glymphatic system and its potential to help treat Alzheimer’s and any number of other degenerative diseases.

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July, 2018

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Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger, Ph.D., a professor at Washington University, talks about co-authoring our Cerebrum article, “Remembering What We Learn, strategies to retain information gleaned from more than 50 years of research, and what motivated him to enter the field.

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