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Schaffner Joins Center for Scientific Review

Dr. Anne Schaffner a former biologist in the NINDS Laboratory of Neurophysiology, is now a scientific review administrator in the Center for Scientific Review. In her new position, she is managing the peer review of research grant applications in the molecular, cellular, and developmental neurosciences integrated review group. Her research expertise involves fluorescence-activated cell sorting and analysis of embryonic neurons; astrocyte effects on developing neurons; and chemical signals involved in neuronal migration. In 1984, Schaffner became a member of the NINDS animal care and use committee, and has chaired the committee since 1994. She has also been actively involved in local communities, encouraging students to pursue careers in science, and has participated in the last three NIH Take Your Children to Work days.
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