Press Releases and News

Neuroscience alumni among 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America

1000 Inspiring Black scientists in America

$600,000 Department of Defense Army Grant awarded to Dr. Nathan A. Smith to study the role of glial cells in neural excitability and cognition

100 inspiring Black scientists in America

 $2.5 million to protect the brain from metabolic insult

Fluorescent dyes used to track calcium dynamics cause cell damage, may manipulate findings

Sounding the alarm on fluorescent calcium dyes

Calcium Probe Problems

Winner of the Children’s National President’s Award for Innovation in Research

Promising Talent Finds a Career Path at Children’s National

Children’s National neuroscientist, Dr. Nathan Smith shares his thoughts on Decoding Watson, the PBS documentary about the controversial  biologist and founder of modern genetics.  (The NY Times)