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Director’s Messages from 2023

Brain Science for Everyone — Including You

By Joshua Gordon on

This Brain Awareness Week, Dr. Gordon shows that it is not only scientists who can study the brain—you can too, in your backyard, classroom, or even on a hiking trail near a waterfall!

Heart, Brain, and Body

By Joshua Gordon on

In honor of American Heart Month (and Valentine’s Day), Dr. Gordon discusses NIMH’s research activity at the intersection of the heart and the brain.

Looking Back, Moving Forward

By Joshua Gordon on

In this Director’s Message, Dr. Gordon reflects on some exciting NIMH-supported developments from the past year.