Press Releases


New NIH-funded memory drug moves into Phase 1 clinical study

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Collaboration between NIH and Tetra Discovery Partners leads to development of treatment that may affect cognition

Speeding up brain’s waste disposal may slow down neurodegenerative diseases

Monday, December 21, 2015
NIH-funded preclinical mouse study identifies therapeutic target for clearing out toxic proteins damaged during neurodegenerative disorders

Scientists manipulate consciousness in rats

Friday, December 18, 2015
NIH-funded study may guide deep brain stimulation therapies used for neurological disorders

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