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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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Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 2017

November 11 - 15, 2017 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Plan to Attend SfN’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. SfN invites you to its renowned venue where neuroscientists collaborate and network with peers, learn from experts, explore the newest neuroscience tools and technologies, and discover great career opportunities.

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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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