Neuroscience building open house honors varied research

Elizabeth Reyes, an administrative assistant at UM’s Department of Psychology, demonstrates the new fMRI equipment on Friday at the neuroscience facility’s open house. Erum Kidwai // Staff Photographer More than $300 million is spent annually on research expenditures at the University of Miami, and the neuroscience building on the Coral Gables campus acts as a physical reminder of the varied research happening at the school. On Friday, University of Miami students, alumni, faculty and donors were welcomed to the neuroscience building, adjacent to the Cox Science Center, for an open house to learn about the research happening at the school. The three-story research facility opened in 2013 after a $14.8 million grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was awarded by the National Institutes of Health. The psychology department…


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