Donald G. Stein
Donald G. Stein, Ph.D., is Asa G. Candler Professor and Distinguished Professor in Emergency Medicine at Emory University. He was formerly Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and interim Vice President for Research. His lab studies progesterone and its metabolites in pediatric, adult and aged models of TBI and stroke, and in certain types of brain cancer. Stein is the author of numerous papers, book chapters, books and reviews on recovery from brain injury. Stein has delivered hundreds of lectures around the world on the topic of central nervous system plasticity and repair.
Posts by Donald G. Stein
The real Elvis is American, remember, and America is a consumer society. The desires we project, the stuff we buy—that is what feels real to us. It lets us have any Elvis we want. He left plenty of kitsch in his wake, plenty of pseudo-religion, plenty of Elvis jokes—but he was not, is not, a joke. He lived our contradictions, released our inhibitions, and lost himself in the process.