News from NINDS

Spasticity and microcephaly genes may play surprising roles in neurons

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
NIH study offers new clues to long sought mystery behind disease causing mutations

For years researchers were puzzled by two genes linked to the neurological disorders spastic paraplegia and microcephaly.

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Webinar: HEAL Pain Basic Science

Monday, October 22, 2018 | 12PM EST
This webinar will provide an overview of the Discovery and Validation of Novel Targets for Safe and Effective Pain Treatment RFA-NS-18-043 (R01), RFA-NS-18-042 (R21) with general guidance for applications that are part of the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-Term) Initiative.

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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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