News from NINDS


Even a shark’s electrical “sixth sense” may be tuned to attack

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Imagine having superhuman hearing. You’re at a noisy, cocktail party and yet your ears can detect normally inaudible sounds made by your friends’ muscles as they lean in to dish the latest gossip.

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Technical Assistance Webinar for the BRAIN Initiative Diversity K99/R00

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Online Webinar
The objective of the BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00) is to enhance biomedical research workforce diversity in research areas supported by the BRAIN Initiative.

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Doctor Walter Koroshetz

The NIH HEAL Initiative and Pain Research

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
In last month’s NINDS Director’s message I introduced the planning stages of the NIH HEAL Initiative, Helping to End Addiction Long-term. After months of planning, the HEAL Initiative is being rolled out today in a Viewpoint  published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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