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NIH scientists watch the brain’s lining heal after a head injury

Monday, April 16, 2018

Following head injury, the protective lining that surrounds the brain may get a little help from its friends: immune cells that spring into action to assist with repairs. In a new study, scientists from the National Institutes of Health watched in real-time as different immune cells took on carefully timed jobs to fix the damaged lining of the brain, also known as meninges, in mice.

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Twitter Chat: Stroke strikes fast, you should too! #BrainforLife

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | Online 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Join us for a Twitter chat on May 2, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. ET using the hashtag #BrainforLife. Stroke experts will be ready to answer your questions!

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Highlighting NINDS contributions to treatments for neurological disorders

Friday, February 9, 2018
The toll that neurological disorders exact on patients and their families is truly tragic. Yet, looking forward there is cause for real optimism for some conditions. I see the promise of an ever-growing range of new technologies and approaches applied to neuroscience research, and looking back I see that step by step, research does lead to successful new treatments.

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