Brain Blogger

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Brain Blogger
Brain Blogger logo.svg
Type of site
Blog, Online Magazine, News
Available inEnglish
OwnerGlobal Neuroscience Initiative Foundation
Key peopleShaheen Lakhan, Editor-in-Chief
James S. Rice, Public Relations Director
Holly Cave, Chief Copy Editor
RegistrationNot Required
Current statusActive

Brain Blogger is a Scientific American[1] partner biomedical blog sponsored by the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF) and edited by Shaheen Lakhan. Its byline is "a brain-themed community." It reviews the latest news and stories related to neuroscience/neurology, psychology/psychiatry, and health/healthcare.

According to its website,[2] the blog is written by over 100 biomedical professionals—from neurosurgeons to psychologists—and follows the Health On the Net Foundation honor code of medical blogging ethics. It is syndicated by Google News[3] and major media outlets, including Time Warner,[4] San Antonio Express-News,[5] and Sun-Times News Group.[6]

Brain Blogger is a finalist for two Seed Media Group's Research Blogging Awards 2010 in the categories "Best Blog — Neuroscience" and "Best Blog — Psychology".[7] Moreover, it ranks first in's "10 Best Brain Blogs".[8]


  1. ^ "Scientific American Partner Network Directory". Scientific American. Archived from the original on May 21, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "About Us". Brain Blogger. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  3. ^ "". Google News. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  4. ^ "The Genetics of Alcoholism". Road Runner. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  5. ^ "When It Comes to Aging, Size Matters". Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  6. ^ "Neuro Case 1 – Using Transcranial Doppler for Basilar Artery Occlusion". The Beacon News. Archived from the original on March 8, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  7. ^ "Awards - Research Blogging". Seed Media Group. Retrieved March 13, 2010.
  8. ^ Doman, Alex. "10 Best Brain Blogs". Archived from the original on January 4, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2010.

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