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Meningitis changes immune cell makeup in the mouse brain lining

Monday, March 18, 2019

NIH study finds new cell composition may lead to less effective future response
Meningitis, a group of serious diseases which infect the brain’s lining, leaves its mark and can affect the body’s ability to fight such infections in the future.

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CounterACT Funding Opportunity Q&A Informational Webinar

March 27, 2019 | 1PM EST

We are hosting a free webinar to explain the current NIH CounterACT funding opportunity announcements, application best practices, support offered by the program, as well as answer questions from the audience.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

Weeklong Celebration Helps the Public Learn the Importance of the Brain and Brain Research

Monday, March 11, 2019

This week, we celebrate the most mysterious and fascinating organ in the body—the brain—by participating in Brain Awareness Week, March 11-17. The goal of Brain Awareness Week is to increase public awareness of the brain and the progress and benefits of brain research.

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