Rep. Steve Chabot Visits UC Neurology Lab

Photo courtesy of Olivia Bruner During the 2015 Congressional August recess, 2015 Early Career Policy Fellow Ryan Makinson and SfN Government and Public Affairs Committee member Kim Seroogy met with Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) at his in-district office. During this meeting, they discussed their research and expressed concerns over the future of scientific progress as related to NSF and NIH funding. At the conclusion of the meeting, Seroogy invited the congressman to visit the University of Cincinnati (UC) to tour his lab, which studies depression and neurodegenerative diseases. A month later, Chabot’s staff contacted Makinson and Seroogy to accept the invitation and set a date. On September 21st, the Congressman toured Seroogy’s lab at the UC Medical Center. Seroogy and Makinson led the tour, during which Chabot met with members…


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