Director's Messages

Director's Messages

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).

BRAIN 2.0: NIH seeking broad input as it plans the second half of the NIH BRAIN Initiative

(Friday, August 10, 2018)
Researchers funded by the NIH BRAIN Initiative continue to break new ground in scientific discovery and technology development.

Charting the paths to enzyme replacement therapies for lysosomal storage disorders

(Thursday, June 21, 2018)
At the end of January, we launched a new feature on our website that shows how NINDS and the research we support contribute to the discovery and development of treatments for neurological disorders.

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

Making Progress in Glioblastoma

(Wednesday, May 30, 2018)
NINDS Director Walter J. Koroshetz and NCI Director Norman E. Sharpless

The NINDS R35 Program: An innovation experiment

(Tuesday, May 15, 2018)
NIH relies heavily on investigator-initiated R01 grants to fuel its science. This democratic approach is responsible in large part for the success of the American biomedical research enterprise.

The NIH HEAL initiative

(Wednesday, May 2, 2018)
As the Nation’s medical research agency, one of NIH’s most important roles is leveraging our resources to respond to emerging public health crises.

Highlighting NINDS contributions to treatments for neurological disorders

(Friday, February 9, 2018)
The toll that neurological disorders exact on patients and their families is truly tragic. Yet, looking forward there is cause for real optimism for some conditions.

NINDS: A Look Back at 2017

(Wednesday, January 31, 2018)
The beginning of a new year has a way of sneaking up on all of us, but we always gain helpful perspectives by stopping to reflect on the year that has passed. In 2017, NINDS made significant strides through funding awards, collaboration, new research initiatives, and leadership additions.

Looking Forward to Serving as NINDS Deputy Director!

(Thursday, January 18, 2018)
By: Nina Schor, NINDS Deputy Director

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