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Immune cells may heal bleeding brain after strokes

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
While immune cells called neutrophils are known to act as infantry in the body’s war on germs, a National Institutes of Health-funded study suggests they can act as medics as well.

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Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 2017

November 11 - 15, 2017 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Plan to Attend SfN’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. SfN invites you to its renowned venue where neuroscientists collaborate and network with peers, learn from experts, explore the newest neuroscience tools and technologies, and discover great career opportunities.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Announcing the NINDS Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
I was fortunate to have exceptional scientists as mentors who devoted many, many hours guiding me to think more scientifically. Two pieces of their sage advice continue to resonate with me today. During my NINDS K08 award exploring the mechanisms of glutamate and dopamine effects on striatal neurons, David Corey encouraged me to always work on what I see as the most important problem.

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