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NIH announces awards for BRAIN Initiative neuroethics research

Monday, October 30, 2017
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research
caspase-3 staining in the brain showing increased cell death in LRRK knockout mice

Scientists find a role for Parkinson’s gene in the brain

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
NIH-funded mouse study suggests LRRK gene is needed for dopamine neuron health
ApoE4 brain with significant degeneration

A new culprit tangles with ApoE4 in Alzheimer’s disease

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NIH-funded study finds genetic risk factor interacts with tau protein
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Study suggests lasting benefits of cord blood transplants in infants with Krabbe disease

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NIH-funded research supports early screening of and treatment for rare brain disorder
dopamine neurons derived from PD patients and controls

A toxic form of dopamine may stress out brain cells in Parkinson’s disease

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NIH-funded study points to a common cause for many effects of the disease
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NIH BRAIN Initiative builds on early advances

Monday, October 23, 2017
NIH announces new round of awards for visualizing the brain
Image of human brain scan showing lymphatic vessels

NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Results provide first evidence of the body’s waste system in the human brain
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NIH announces centers for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome research

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Collaborative projects will advance research and knowledge about debilitating disease
MRI image of a patient with a brain tumor

Researchers hit the brakes on lethal brain cancers in mice

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
NIH-funded study suggests approach for treating brain tumors