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NINDS Names Dr. Lorna Role as Scientific Director

Monday, March 11, 2019
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has named neuroscientist Lorna Role, Ph.D., as Scientific Director.
NIH-funded researchers showed how gliomas may be treated with radiation and drugs that block DNA repair.

Study unveils a blueprint for treating a deadly brain tumor

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
NIH-funded, preclinical study suggests a common form of brain cancer may be treated with combination radio- and chemotherapy
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NIH hosts meeting on the future of spinal cord injury research

Monday, February 11, 2019
Research and patient community to discuss challenges and potential breakthroughs   WHAT:
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NIH study provides answer to long-held debate on blood sugar control after stroke

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Findings may have immediate impact on clinical practice WHAT:
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Mental health disorders common following mild head injury

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
NIH-funded study identifies risk factors for neuropsychiatric conditions after concussion
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NIH study implicates hyperactive immune system in aging brain disorders

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Results suggest a breakdown in brain cell waste system triggers a destructive immune reaction WHAT:

NIH greatly expands investment in BRAIN Initiative

Friday, November 2, 2018
NIH announces new round of awards for cutting-edge brain research
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Gut bacteria may control movement

Thursday, November 1, 2018
NIH-funded study suggests that bacteria may regulate neuronal circuits behind movement in flies