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Image showing blockade to repair of white matter injury.

Scientists discover roadblocks that stop brain white matter healing

Monday, May 7, 2018
NIH-funded study identifies molecule that may prevent repair
Organ chip used grow spinal cord parts from human skin cells

ALS researchers begin recreating human spinal cords on a chip

Friday, April 27, 2018
NIH-funded study closes in on personalized drug testing for neurological disorders
Evidence of repair after head injury in humans

NIH scientists watch the brain’s lining heal after a head injury

Monday, April 16, 2018
Study provides insights into the immune system’s role in recovery after concussion in mice
Image of brain cell that computer program is analyzing

Scientists teach computers how to analyze brain cells

Thursday, April 12, 2018
NIH-funded researchers and Google show machine learning can be applied to biomedical research
In a study of flies, NIH researchers tried reading the clocks behind aging brain disorders.

NIH scientists search for the clocks behind aging brain disorders

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Study of flies suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up aging process
Neurons in a culture dish used to find genetic suspects of ALS and FTD

CRISPR helps find new genetic suspects behind ALS/FTD

Monday, March 12, 2018
Study provides roadmap for using CRISPR to investigate neurological disorders
Cells in the brain’s thirst center that control fluid drinking.

Scientists show how the brain may be wired for drinking fluids

Thursday, March 8, 2018
NIH-funded study of mice provides detailed diagram of the brain circuits behind thirst and satiety

NIH forms new consortium to improve detection of cognitive impairment, including dementia

Thursday, March 8, 2018
DetectCID to focus on methods for use in primary care and other everyday clinical settings