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Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments

Friday, November 17, 2017
In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels.

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Regenerative Medicine Innovation Program (RMIP) Workshop

December 6 - 7, 2017 | Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

The NIH is hosting a workshop on the Regenerative Medicine Innovation Program (RMIP), a program mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act. The purpose of the workshop is to explore the state of regenerative medicine science involving adult stem cells with a focus on approaches to the development of safe and effective products.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Neuroscientists, Welcome to Washington!

Friday, November 10, 2017
This week, more than thirty thousand neuroscientists are coming to Washington, DC for the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). The meeting is the largest scientific conference on brain and nervous system research, and I am looking forward to hearing about the latest science advances, speaking with NINDS grantees, catching up with colleagues and collaborators, and meeting investigators just entering the field.

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