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NIH consortium takes aim at vascular disease-linked cognitive impairment and dementia

To better predict, study, and diagnose small vessel disease in the brain and its role in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID), the National Institutes of Health has launched MarkVCID, a consortium designed to accelerate the development of new and existing biomarkers for small vessel VCID.

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Webinar: What You Need to Know About the NINDS Diversity Faculty Development K01 Award: Tips for Preparing Your Application

March 22, 2017 | Online: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Learn about the NINDS K01 diversity faculty development award from successful applicants and a reviewer of these mechanisms. Register Now!

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Director's Message

In July 2015, NINDS issued the first funding opportunity announcement for the R35 Research Program Award (RPA). The RPA is designed to encourage ambitious, creative science by providing stable funding to outstanding investigators’ research programs, offering them the freedom to pursue longer-term, innovative research projects. I am thrilled to announce that NINDS has named the first recipients of this new award.

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