Press Releases

Untangling Dementia

Designer compound may untangle damage leading to some dementias

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders
Amir Tamiz, Ph.D., Director of NINDS’ Division of Translational Research

NINDS names Dr. Amir Tamiz as director of the Division of Translational Research

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has announced the selection of Amir Tamiz, Ph.D., as the Institute’s director of the Division of Translational Research (DTR). As director, Dr.
R35 Research Program Award

NIH initiates pilot grant program for innovative neurological research

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Pilot award strategy designed to enhance funding stability to researchers

Raising the curtain on cerebral malaria’s deadly agents

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
NIH scientists film inside mouse brains to uncover biology behind the disease

NIH nearly doubles investment in BRAIN Initiative research

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Many new projects explore human brain activity.

Untangling a cause of memory loss in neurodegenerative diseases

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
NIH-funded mouse study identifies a possible therapeutic target for a family of disorders

Targeting cardiovascular disease risk factors may be important across a lifetime

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
NIH-funded study suggests efforts to prevent risk factors should extend to those older than 65

Researchers find a gap in the brain’s firewall against Parkinson’s disease

Friday, September 30, 2016
NIH-funded mouse study identifies a key player in the progression of the disorder

“Sixth sense” may be more than just a feeling

Friday, September 23, 2016
NIH study of rare genetic disorder reveals importance of touch and body awareness