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Researchers connect brain blood vessel lesions to intestinal bacteria

Thursday, May 18, 2017
A study in mice and humans suggests that bacteria in the gut can influence the structure of the brain’s blood vessels, and may be responsible for producing malformations that can lead to stroke or epilepsy. The research, published in Nature, adds to an emerging picture that connects intestinal microbes and disorders of the nervous system.

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National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NANDS) Council Meeting

Thursday, May 18, 2017

199th Meeting of the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Rigor not Mortis- strengthening the quality of neuroscience research

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
In 2012, after more than a decade of active efforts to identify effective approaches to support replication of critical pre-clinical studies, NINDS recognized that neuroscience could benefit from an initiative to improve the quality and rigor of the research that we fund.

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