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Who We Are

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is an Institute within the National Institutes of Health that aims to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.

Budget & Legislation

The NINDS supports Institute budget strategy and legislative and reporting activities.

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Highlights of NINDS' role in developing approved therapies, and related success stories.

Strategic Plans & Evaluations

NINDS strategic plans and reports coordinate and report on research activities and advances across the Institute, and evaluations assess and improve program efficiency and effectiveness.

Strategic Plans and Evaluations Wordle
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Workforce Diversity

The NINDS aims to lead an effort to diversify the national scientific workforce and expand recruitment and retention.

Jobs at NINDS

At NINDS, your individual talents could help promote cutting-edge neuroscience research and make a difference in the lives of millions of people in the United States and around the world.

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