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NIH scientists search for the clocks behind aging brain disorders

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Study of flies suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up aging process

To understand the link between aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, NIH scientists compared the genetic clocks that tick during the lives of normal and mutant flies.

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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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