Press Releases

DNA repair factor linked to breast cancer may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease

Monday, November 30, 2015
NIH-funded research suggests deficient DNA repair may lead to dementia

Study shows how fruit flies beat the heat (and cold)

Monday, November 23, 2015
NIH-funded research suggests how sensory information is read in the brain

Batten disease may benefit from gene therapy

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
NIH-funded animal study suggests one-shot approach to injecting genes

Scientists identify main component of brain repair after stroke

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
NIH-funded research pinpoints protein that sprouts into action, activating stroke repair

An itch you just can’t scratch

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
NIH-funded study identifies proteins that may cause chronic itch

Study in mice shows how brain ignores distractions

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
NIH-supported scientists map out circuitry that may be involved in autism, ADHD, and schizophrenia

Nuclear transport problems linked to ALS and FTD

Friday, October 16, 2015
NIH-supported studies point to potential new target for treating neurodegenerative diseases

NIH invests $85 million for BRAIN Initiative research

Thursday, October 1, 2015
New round of projects for visualizing the brain in action

Dormant viral genes may awaken to cause ALS

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
NIH human and mouse study may open an unexplored path for finding treatments

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