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Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
NIH-funded study suggests specific cells and genes may be potential treatment targets

Ever wonder why things that normally feel gentle, like putting on soft shirts, are painful after a sunburn?

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A Visionary Resource for Instilling Fundamental Principles of Rigorous Neuroscience Research Workshop

October 22-23, 2018 | Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, MD
This meeting will bring together subject matter experts capable of evaluating current educational practices used to impart knowledge about fundamental principles of rigorous research.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

NINDS contributions to deep brain stimulation (DBS) and other devices for neurological disorders

Friday, October 12, 2018
In our last two updates to highlight NINDS contributions to therapies for neurological disorders, we focused on a recombinant clot-busting protein for acute stroke, enzyme replacement therapies for lysosomal storage disorders, and an RNA-targeting treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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