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Brain image from multiple sclerosis study

Study finds multiple sclerosis drug slows brain shrinkage

Thursday, August 30, 2018
NIH-funded trial offers hope for disease with limited treatment options   
axons regrowing through the damaged spinal cord

Study provides an early recipe for rewiring spinal cords

Thursday, August 30, 2018
NIH-funded preclinical results suggest returning nerve cells to a younger state could aid in repair
channels in the brain allow immune cells through

Researchers unearth secret tunnels between the skull and the brain

Monday, August 27, 2018
NIH-funded study suggests immune cells rush through channels to get to injured tissue quickly
image of cell containing active LRRK2 protein

Protein affected by rare Parkinson’s mutation may lurk behind many cases of the disease

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
NIH-funded study could lead researchers to rethink how to treat the disorder
Gene therapy drug may be effective at treating inherited form of ALS

Next generation ALS drug silences inherited form of the disease in animal models

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests drug may be ready for early stage clinical
NeuroNEXT logo

NIH renews NeuroNEXT for neurological clinical research

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Innovative network for advancing development of new treatments will continue for five more years
Small changes in brain wiring can affect behavior

Fruit fly mating driven by a tweak in specific brain circuit

Monday, July 16, 2018
NIH-funded study suggests that slight changes in a brain’s wiring can greatly change behavior
Scientists showed that a sharks electrosensory perception may be tuned to catch prey.

Even a shark’s electrical “sixth sense” may be tuned to attack

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
NIH-funded study illustrates how evolution may shape the senses
Schematic of implanted DBS stimulating electrode, sensing electrode, and control unit

Self-tuning brain implant could help treat patients with Parkinson’s disease

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded research a key first step to improving deep brain stimulation

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