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NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
By scanning the brains of healthy volunteers, researchers at the National Institutes of Health saw the first, long-sought evidence that our brains may drain some waste out through lymphatic vessels, the body’s sewer system.

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Twitter chat on NIH Blueprint D-SPAN F99/K00 Program #DSPANchat

October 16, 2017 | 3 p.m.

Did you know NIH Neuroscience Blueprint has a new pre- to postdoc program (D-SPAN) for diverse neuroscience graduate students #DSPANchat? Join @NINDSDiversity for a Twitter chat on the D-SPAN F99/K00 on October 16, 2017 at 3pm EDT. Use #DSPANchat to ask a question or follow along.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

NINDS and NICHD release final Strategic Plan for Cerebral Palsy Research

Monday, October 2, 2017
Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders affecting mobility, balance, and posture and thought to result from injury to the developing brain before or soon after birth.  It is a leading cause of lifelong disability with a prevalence of 1 in 323 children in the US. 

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