Thu, 10 May 2012 Foundation News

Congratulations to our 2012 Seed Grant Winners!


In 2012, the Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program funded critical research in 10 areas of neuroscience. Click on a topic below, or visit our Current Research page to learn more about the studies and how they’ll contribute to the field of neuroscience.

Since 1981 the Brain Research Foundation has awarded 599 Seed Grants for a total of $9.6 million in funding.  To make a contribution to support neuroscience research today, please click on our donate link. To read about past studies, please visit our Research Archive.

2012 Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Winners

Dane Chetkovich, M.D., Ph.D. - Department of Neurology, Northwestern University

David Freedman, Ph.D. - Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago

Yong-Chao Ma, Ph.D. - Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University/Children's Hospital Research Center

Agnella Matic, Ph.D. - Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University

Leslie Osborne, Ph.D. - Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago

Raphael Pinaud, Ph.D. - Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University

Murali Prakriya, Ph.D. - Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Northwestern University

Mitchell Roitman, Ph.D. - Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago

Geoffrey Swanson, Ph.D. - Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Northwestern University

Kuei Tseng, M.D., Ph.D. - Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University