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FNNDSC Weekly Newsletter - Week 29

Upcoming events:

July 21: NBS Webinar Session: Dr. David Vu - Protozoa and the Newborn Brain

July 22: FNNDSC Trillium Brewing Outing at 4pm

Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr., Boston, MA 02215

Flux 2022 | September 7-9, 2022 | La Sorbonne Paris, France

The 22nd International Conference on Biomagnetism: August 28 – September 1, 2022

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Society for Neuroscience: November 12-16, 2022; San Diego, CA

online abstract submission opens on June 21

More information on abstract deadlines here: Society for Neuroscience - Dates and Deadlines (

51ST CNS ANNUAL MEETING: The 51st CNS Annual Meeting will be held at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio October 12-15, 2022.

. More information here: CNS Annual Meeting - Child Neurology Society

September 4–8: ICCN 2022 Geneva, Switzerland

Registration - International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (

Various Dates: Newborn Brain Society - Fetal Neurology Webinar Series Helpful LinksResearch Computing Data ManagementResearch Computing Self PortalResearch Announcements & NewsOffice of Sponsored Programs UpdatesFunding Opportunities and LinksStaff Resources - Covid-19Covid Vaccine FAQs


New FNNDSC Member(s):

Please welcome new FNNDSC member, Salome West!

Salome graduated from American University in 2022 with a BA in Anthropology with a minor in Biology. Her background includes working as a research assistant for Johns Hopkins and Kennedy Krieger Institute, where her work in their Infant Neurodevelopment Center analyzed various thesis perspectives on infant diagnoses like cerebral palsy and neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). Her graduate thesis in maternal and child healthcare looked at postpartum healthcare transition periods from a cultural standpoint. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball and reading mystery novels. In July 2022, she now joins the FNNDSC team as a Clinical Research Assistant I. Where in the future, she hopes to pursue an MD/PhD degree and work in perinatal and neonatal medicine.

FNNDSC Wellness Club

From June 5th to October 1st, free fitness classes are offered in parks throughout Boston. More information, including any cancelations, are provided on Facebook and Twitter at @bostonparksdept and @healthyboston. Virtual and in person options are available.

A great variety of classes, including circuit style, yoga, sculpt, abs & body, athletic conditioning, kickboxing​, and pilates.

The sixth annual STADIUM STAMPEDE is a unique opportunity to bring people together at Fenway Park to sweat for good, to celebrate the power of sports done right to build character and bring joy, and to support the nonprofit Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA).


Brain Games

NY Times Sudoku

NY Times Spelling Bee




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