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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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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury in Women Workshop

December 18-19, 2017 | Natcher Conference Center
The purpose of the “Understanding TBI in Women” workshop is to bring together researchers and clinicians to identify knowledge gaps, best practices, and target populations in research that focuses on females and/or sex differences within the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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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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