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February 8, 2023

Three MNI Affiliates Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science elected 17 University of Michigan faculty and staff members as 2022 Fellows, three of them MNI Affiliates.

December 19, 2022

Happy Holidays from MNI!

As we approach the end of this year and the holiday season kicks into gear, we wanted to take a moment to reflect and note the things we have to be thankful for as the Interim Co-Directors of MNI.

December 13, 2022

Dr. George Mashour Founds Michigan Psychedelic Center

A new center launched earlier this year will focus on developing a deeper understanding of the brain through studying psychedelics. The Michigan Psychedelic Center, or M-PsyC, aims to advance multidisciplinary education, research, patient care, and community engagement related to psychedelics.

October 28, 2022

Work-hours and depression in first-year resident physicians

In an “emulated” clinical trial, longer work weeks were strongly linked to a larger rise in depression symptoms, pushing some first-year resident physicians into moderate or severe depression range, according to a team of researchers at the University of Michigan.

October 24, 2022


Bernard William Agranoff M.D. passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022. A giant in the field of neuroscience, he studied the biochemistry of the brain and was the first to show that memory requires protein synthesis. He made numerous other seminal discoveries and mentored over 60 trainees.