News from NINDS

Fruit fly mating driven by a tweak in specific brain circuit

Monday, July 16, 2018

According to a new National Institutes of Health-funded study, it is not destiny that brings two fruit flies together, but an evolutionary matchmaker of sorts that made tiny adjustments to their brains’ mating circuits, so they would be attracted to one another while rejecting advances from other, even closely-related, species.

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Technical Assistance Webinar for the BRAIN Initiative Diversity K99/R00

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Online Webinar
The objective of the BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00) is to enhance biomedical research workforce diversity in research areas supported by the BRAIN Initiative.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Charting the paths to enzyme replacement therapies for lysosomal storage disorders

Thursday, June 21, 2018
At the end of January, we launched a new feature on our website that shows how NINDS and the research we support contribute to the discovery and development of treatments for neurological disorders. This month, we are adding two additional narratives to the site, both on enzyme replacement therapies for lysosomal storage disorders.

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