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Stroke Awareness

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NINDS shares treasure trove of biological data for development of Parkinson’s disease biomarkers

Director's Message from Story Landis, Ph.D.NINDS launched the Parkinson’s Disease Biomarkers Program (PDBP) in January 2013 to accelerate the search for biological signatures, or biomarkers, such as a protein found in the blood that can indicate the onset and progression of Parkinson’s disease. Finding a Parkinson’s biomarker is critical because symptoms—including uncontrollable shaking, rigidity, and impaired balance—only start appearing well after the disease has begun to cause significant changes in the brain. The ability to track Parkinson’s with a biomarker gives us a way to assess the effectiveness of potential therapies throughout treatment.        Read More ...

Labs at NINDS

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  • SfN wins award for NINDS-funded Neuroscience Scholars Program
  • NIH awards initial $46 million for BRAIN Initiative research
  • DS shares treasure trove of biological data for development of Parkinson's disease biomarkers
  • A Spotlight on Rigorous Study Design and Transparent Reporting
  • CREATE: Cooperative Research to Enable and Advance Translational Enterprises
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