Give to IONs for #UMassGives: April 29-30

Your donation to the Initiative on Neurosciences (IONs) for #UMassGives will help fund opportunities for UMass undergraduates to participate in exciting brain research. 

If you give during our Power Hour on April 30th from 2:00 – 3:00, you put us in the running for extra funding.

The Initiative on Neurosciences (IONs) is promoting the growth of brain research at UMass. There are researchers in many different colleges and departments dedicated to understanding the brain and helping to cure neurological diseases and conditions.

The brain is incredibly complex, yet researchers at UMass are beginning to unlock its mysteries. Researchers are studying the roles that proteins play in the transmission of signals between neurons and how they can contribute to conditions like schizophrenia. UMass researchers are also examining the role that sleep plays in brain function and how older adults manage memory. UMass has an interdepartmental graduate program in Neuroscience and Behavior that trains the next generation of brain scientists.

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