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Stroke Awareness

Visit the Know Stroke website to learn more about stroke and obtain Know Stroke materials such as brochures, posters, and this video.

Road Map for the BRAIN Initiative

Director's Message from Story Landis, Ph.D.When President Obama announced the BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) in April 2013, the vision of what could be accomplished was clear: “A human brain contains almost 100 billion neurons making trillions of connections… there is this enormous mystery waiting to be unlocked, and the BRAIN Initiative will change that by giving scientists the tools they need to get a dynamic picture of the brain in action and better understand how we think and how we learn and how we remember. And that knowledge could be—will be—transformative.” The details for translating that vision into a scientific plan came into focus on June 5th when NIH Director Francis Collins enthusiastically accepted a project report crafted by the BRAIN Working Group of his Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD). Read More ...


Labs at NINDS

Clinical Trial Opportunities for Patients

  • What is a Clinical Trial?
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Clinical Trials
  • Join a Clinical Trial at NIH
  • Join NIH-sponsored Clinical Trials across the U.S. and Canada
  • NIH scientists find six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's
  • A New Challenge to the Epilepsy Community
  • BRAIN 2025: NIH Approves Scientific Vision
  • Interagency Pain Research Porfolio
  • Public Access to Neuroactive & Anticonvulsant Chemical Evaluations
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