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Brainy Dallas lunch bunch rallies to raise funds for young scientists

Brainy Dallas lunch bunch rallies to raise funds for young scientists

: Tracy Castleman, Kathleen Blair, Anne Helbing, Helen Castleman, center for brain health
Tracy Castleman, Kathleen Blair, Anne Helbing, Helen Castleman Photo by Kristina Bowman
Carolyn Lupton, Jean Lattimore, Caroline Rose Hunt, friends of center for brain health
Carolyn Lupton, Jean Lattimore, Caroline Rose Hunt Photo by Kristina Bowman
Award recipients - Lee Ann Young, M.A., Bambi DeLaRosa, M.S., Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D., Lori Cook, Ph.D. friends of center for brain health
Lee Ann Young, Bambi DeLaRosa, Nyaz Didehbani, Lori Cook Photo by Kristina Bowman
Semra Treece, Sarah Schoellkopf, Laura Ward, center for brain health
Semra Treece, Sarah Schoellkopf, Laura Ward Photo by Kristina Bowman
Nancy Kerr, Kathleen Blair, Melinda Emmons, friends of center for brain health
Nancy Kerr, Kathleen Blair, Melinda Emmons Photo by Kristina Bowman
Pam Borders, Dr. Carrie Carter, Center for Brain Health
Pam Borders, Dr. Carrie Carter Photo by Kristina Bowman
Jim Riley, Ginger Nobles, Eric Bennett, Robin Bennett, Center for brain health
Jim Riley, Ginger Nobles, Eric Bennett, Robin Bennett Photo by Kristina Bowman
Steve Clay, Barbara Horn, Friends of Brain Health
Steve Clay, Barbara Horn Photo by Kristina Bowman
Linda and Joel Robuck, Katherine and Bob Penn, Dana and Kate Juett, Friends of Brain Health
Linda Robuck, Joel Robuck, Katherine Penn, Bob Penn, Dana Juett, Kate Juett Photo by Kristina Bowman
Tracy and Ballard Castleman, Friends of Brain Health
Tracy Castleman, Ballard Castleman Photo by Kristina Bowman
Lindsay Billingsley and Lucy Billingsley, Friends of Brain Health
Lindsay Billingsley, Lucy Billingsley Photo by Kristina Bowman
: Tracy Castleman, Kathleen Blair, Anne Helbing, Helen Castleman, center for brain health
Carolyn Lupton, Jean Lattimore, Caroline Rose Hunt, friends of center for brain health
Award recipients - Lee Ann Young, M.A., Bambi DeLaRosa, M.S., Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D., Lori Cook, Ph.D. friends of center for brain health
Semra Treece, Sarah Schoellkopf, Laura Ward, center for brain health
Nancy Kerr, Kathleen Blair, Melinda Emmons, friends of center for brain health
Pam Borders, Dr. Carrie Carter, Center for Brain Health
Jim Riley, Ginger Nobles, Eric Bennett, Robin Bennett, Center for brain health
Steve Clay, Barbara Horn, Friends of Brain Health
Linda and Joel Robuck, Katherine and Bob Penn, Dana and Kate Juett, Friends of Brain Health
Tracy and Ballard Castleman, Friends of Brain Health
Lindsay Billingsley and Lucy Billingsley, Friends of Brain Health

What: Friends of BrainHealth Scientist Selection Luncheon

Where: Dallas Country Club

The 411: More than 90 members of the Friends of BrainHealth, a donor circle dedicated to advancing research discoveries at UT Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth, gathered to lunch and bestow career-accelerating research grants to a few promising young scientists. Patrons raised more than $302,000 this year and awarded four $25,000 grants to help these scientists lead their own research studies:

  • Linda and Joel Robuck Distinguished New Scientist: Lee Ann Young, M.A.
  • The Katherine and Bob Penn Distinguished New Scientist: Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D.
  • The Sapphire Foundation Distinguished New Scientist: Lori Cook, Ph.D.
  • Live Winner: Bambi DeLaRosa, M.S.

Who: Center for BrainHealth development director Kimber Hartmann, Friends of BrainHealth 2015 campaign chairs Lucy Billingsley and Lindsay Billingsley, Carolyn Lupton, Jean Lattimore, Caroline Rose Hunt, Jim Riley, Ginger Nobles, Eric Bennett and Robin Bennett.