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February 25, 2021

Paulson and Flagel named MNI interim leaders

The Board of Regents, at its February 18th meeting, approved the appointment of Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., as interim Director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI). In addition, Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D., has been named interim co-Director of the institute.

Dr. Akil
February 21, 2021

Akil Elected to NAS Council

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced the election of its new officers. The Michigan Neuroscience Institute's Huda Akil, Ph.D. is one of four members elected to the NAS Governing Council.

Jill Becker
November 1, 2020

Jill Becker Receives the NEAR

Dr. Jill B. Becker received the Neuropsychopharmacology Editor's Award for a Review (also known as the NEAR) for her paper entitled, Sex differences in neural mechanisms mediating reward and addiction that she published with Dr. Elena Chartoff (Harvard).

Jack Parent
October 15, 2020

Jack Parent joins MNI!

The Michigan Neuroscience Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Jack Parent, William J. Herdman Professor of Neurology as a new member! Dr. Parent is also the co-director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in the University of Michigan Medical School.

October 1, 2020

Jill Becker is Recognized by the SWHR

At its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala, the Society of Women’s Health Research honored Dr. Jill B. Becker, Biopsychology Area Chair, Patricia Y. Gurin Collegiate Professor of Psychology, and Senior Research Professor in the Michigan Neuroscience Institute at the University of Michigan.

August 14, 2020

Freshmen Health Study

Dr. Huda Akil is conducting a longitudinal research study with the University of Michigan freshmen looking at mood and mood changes.