News from NINDS

Memory gene goes viral

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc, can send its genetic material from one neuron to another by employing a strategy commonly used by viruses.

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Using the Parent T32 Funding Opportunity Announcement (PA-16-152) to Create NINDS-Targeted Institutional Translational Training Webinar

January 18, 2018 | Training Webinar
NINDS is hosting this webinar to discuss approaches that potential applicants might use to develop training programs designed to equip trainees with expertise in basic or clinical research as well as an understanding of the translational processes used to advance basic and clinical research to potential therapies.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Help us promote your stories of discovery

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
I’m a news junkie, and I love stories, especially those about science. You may not realize it, but every day as part of the NINDS research community, you are generating incredible news. There is so much amazing science being done in your labs, whether you are using state-of-the-art technology to image people’s brains or teasing apart the nervous system of a zebrafish. And although that may be routine for you, to the public that work is often fascinating. NINDS wants to help you share these stories.

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