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International study suggests combination therapy may prevent stroke in certain people

Thursday, May 17, 2018
NIH-funded trial finds lower rate of secondary stroke but small risk of bleeding   
Ventral midline thalamus in mice brain cells. Activated brain cells are shown in green.

Scientists uncover brain circuits behind putting up a fight or freezing in place

Thursday, May 10, 2018
NIH-funded study may provide clues to disorders including anxiety and phobias
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
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

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