WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, released the following statement at the conclusion of the Society for Neuroscience's (SfN) 2014 conference in Washington, D.C. congratulating Dr. Steven Hyman, who assumed the SfN Presidency at their annual meeting. The Society for Neuroscience is the world's largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system:
"Congratulations to Dr. Steven Hyman who assumed the presidency of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) this week. Since launching the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative three years ago, I have worked closely with SfN's leadership and membership, and could not be more pleased for Steven to bring his vision and talent to the organization. He is extremely well-respected in the neuroscience field and will be a tremendous asset to SfN.
"Once again, it was a privilege to partake in the SfN annual meeting and have the opportunity to connect with neuroscientists from around the globe—including many from my Philadelphia-area district. I continue to be impressed by the groundbreaking neuroscience research underway and look forward to continuing to partner with SfN to advance our understanding of the human brain."
SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah