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Outreach

 

This laboratory is committed to brain health and awareness in our community. We are compelled to reach out to children and young adults promoting discussion and inquiry on the meaning of the brain. Given the opportunity, our neuroscientists empower students with understanding of anatomy and functions of the brain, as well as with

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Dr. Sowell Presents at the INAPIC Fall Workshop in Zurich

Dr. Elizabeth Sowell lectured at the University of Zurich 2nd Annual International Normal Aging and Plasticty Imaging Center (INAPIC) Fall Workshop: Longitudinal Methods to Analyze Brain-Behavior Relationships, September 2012. Here, she is pictured with her friend and colleague, Dr. Eileen Luders, Assistant Professor In Residence of Neurology, UCLA.

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June 2012, Kester Elementary School, Sherman Oaks, California

Six and seven year old students loved the “hands on” brain experience in Mrs. Wallin‘s 1st Grade Class. The kids were fascinated with the model brain and asked so many questions, Mrs. Wallin let us stay longer than originally planned.

We definitely saw future neuroscientists in the class!  Their thank you note is priceless!

 

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April 2013, Meeting Women Leaders in “STEM”, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

An event held Wednesday, April 24th, at Children’s Hospital, hosted young female students to meet women leaders in science, technology, engineering and math – “STEM”.

“In the 1980s, there were 36 percent more women in STEM careers and that’s fallen down to 19 percent,” said Dr. Cheryl Saban with the Saban Research Institute at Children’s

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June 2013, Ms. Wong’s 2nd grade class at Kester Ave. Elementary/Kester Magnet

Elizabeth R. Sowell, PhD and Kristina Uban, PhD visited Ms. Wong’s 2nd grade class at Kester Ave. Elementary/Kester Magnet as part of our Outreach program. DCNL recruitment video and classroom discussion of the brain with the kids was a perfect setting for education and fun! While education is tantamount, our visits also benefit recruitment. Here

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