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PINK1 protein crucial for removing broken-down energy reactors

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
NIH study suggests potential new pathway to target for treating ALS and other diseases
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Scientists adopt new strategy to find Huntington’s disease therapies

Friday, August 7, 2015
Large, international NIH-supported study uses precision medicine to tackle neurological disorders
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Crystal clear images uncover secrets of hormone receptors

Friday, July 31, 2015
NIH researchers gain better understanding of how neuropeptide hormones trigger chemical reactions in cells
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Futuristic brain probe allows for wireless control of neurons

Thursday, July 16, 2015
NIH-funded scientists developed an ultra-thin, minimally invasive device for controlling brain cells with drugs and light
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Normal neuronal firing may spark brain tumor growth

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
NIH-funded study opens new path to discovering brain cancer treatments

Progesterone does not significantly improve outcome after traumatic brain injury

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
NIH-funded study reveals treatment does not show benefit over placebo following head injury
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NIH Names Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D. Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Thursday, June 11, 2015
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. announced today the selection of Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D., as the Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).  He has served as Acting Director of the NINDS since October, 2014. 
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Scientists create mice with a major genetic cause of ALS and FTD

Friday, May 22, 2015
NIH-funded study provides new platform for testing treatments for several neurodegenerative disorders
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A SMARTer approach to stroke care

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
NIH study uses MRI scans to screen stroke patients for acute treatment within the first critical 60 minutes

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