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Departmental Initiatives

  • A symposium in celebration of Prof. Gary G. Matthews and his science was held at the Wang Center on June 2nd, 2017. 
  • The 7th annual Meeting of the Minds symposium was held at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater at Stony Brook University on October 14 from 8 am to 1 pm on the topic of "Epilepsy". The keynote speaker was Jeffrey Noebels, MD, PhD, of Baylor College of Medicine who spoke on the role of genetics and alterations in brain circuitry on epilepsy. For further information on the Meeting of the MInds series please visit https://neuro.stonybrookmedicine.edu/motm.
  • The Thomas Hartman Center for Parkinson's Research in the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior (2013). A substantial gift from the Thomas Hartman Foundation for Parkinson Research, that will be matched by the Simons Foundation, will fund an endowment in perpetuity to Name the Thomas Harman Center for Parkinson Research. "The Thomas Hartman Center in Parkinson Research will be housed in the University's nationally ranked Department of Neurobiology and Behavior. It will be a research intensive center in a Tier 1 Research institution and have the University's collaborative support and resources. The Thomas Hartman Center for Parkinson's Research will be dedicated solely to Parkinson's Research"