Research support comes in many forms including grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal agencies, not-for-profit foundations, and industry sponsors.
But, what happens to research ideas when such funding is not available?
Thanks to the generosity of a quiet group of individuals, the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience and the Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has moved innovative projects forward, as well as ventured into new areas of research. The Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance honored several individuals and groups for their efforts in the battle against Parkinson's disease at a banquet on October 22, 2015 (read more).
In 2006, Howard E. Gendelman, MD, Department Chair, hosted the first Community Pride in Neuroscience Lecture and Dinner to recognize the outstanding support and generosity of these individuals and to recognize outstanding scientists in the field of neuroscience (read more).