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Image of a mouse brain cell

Study identifies protein important for brain maturation

Thursday, November 16, 2017
NIH-funded mouse study suggests protein may play critical role in brain changes during adolescence
Illustrated human brain

NIH announces awards for BRAIN Initiative neuroethics research

Monday, October 30, 2017
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research
Illustration of the NeuroGrid in a diagram of the brain

Study shows how memories ripple through the brain

Monday, October 30, 2017
NIH-funded study suggests increased communication between key brain areas during sleep
caspase-3 staining in the brain showing increased cell death in LRRK knockout mice

Scientists find a role for Parkinson’s gene in the brain

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
NIH-funded mouse study suggests LRRK gene is needed for dopamine neuron health
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Study suggests lasting benefits of cord blood transplants in infants with Krabbe disease

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NIH-funded research supports early screening of and treatment for rare brain disorder
dopamine neurons derived from PD patients and controls

A toxic form of dopamine may stress out brain cells in Parkinson’s disease

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NIH-funded study points to a common cause for many effects of the disease
ApoE4 brain with significant degeneration

A new culprit tangles with ApoE4 in Alzheimer’s disease

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NIH-funded study finds genetic risk factor interacts with tau protein

NIH BRAIN Initiative builds on early advances

Monday, October 23, 2017
NIH announces new round of awards for visualizing the brain
Image of human brain scan showing lymphatic vessels

NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Results provide first evidence of the body’s waste system in the human brain

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