Focus on Research

brain with dementia-related areas highlighted

Focus on Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's-Related Dementias

NINDS-led programs that advance Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) research, as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease.

Brain MRI scan

Focus on Bioengineering Research

Bioengineering-related information, research highlights, and resources, including information on program announcements

Abstract network of brain activity

Focus on Epilepsy Research

Epilepsy-related information, research highlights, and resources

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Focus on Health Disparities Research

The NINDS supports a wide variety of health disparities-related programs. Learn more about what these grantees are doing across the Nation.

Abstract neurons

Focus on Neural Interfaces Research

Information about NINDS’ support for neural interfaces research, and how it benefits patients

Parkinson's disease nerve cells

Focus on Parkinson's Disease Research

Parkinson’s disease-related information, research highlights, and resources

illustration of a section of human spinal cord

Focus on Spinal Cord Injury Research

Spinal cord injury neuroscience research-related information and resources

Stem cells

Focus on Stem Cell Research

Stem cell research-related information, research highlights, and resources in this rapidly-developing area of research.

MRI magnetic resonance image of brain

Focus on Traumatic Brain Injury Research

Traumatic brain injury-related information, research highlights, and resources