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gadolinium seeps into the eyes of acute stroke patients

Eye could provide “window to the brain” after stroke

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Preliminary results suggest strokes also affect the eye
Star-shaped brain cells shown to aid breathing, NIH study suggests.

Star-like cells may help the brain tune breathing rhythms

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
NIH study in rats suggests that support cells modulate brain circuit activity
Picture of brain scans used to guide emergency stroke treatment.

Brain-scan guided emergency stroke treatment can save more lives

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
NIH-funded study finds patients treated up to 16 hours after stroke showed posit
fluorescent staining of mouse intestine showing increased IL-17 expression after high-salt diet

Hold the salt: gut reaction may impair the brains of mice

Thursday, January 18, 2018
NIH-funded study suggests impaired blood flow and dementia can result from a high-salt diet
Photo of Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D.

NINDS Names Dr. Nina Schor as Deputy Director

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has named pediatric neurologist Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D. as Deputy Director. Dr. Schor is expected to join the NINDS in January.
Viral capsid

Memory gene goes viral

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
NIH-funded research reveals novel method for transferring genetic material between neurons
diagram of an ischemic stroke

Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments

Friday, November 17, 2017
Multi-step screening process leads to molecule that may protect brain cells In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels.
Image of a mouse brain cell

Study identifies protein important for brain maturation

Thursday, November 16, 2017
NIH-funded mouse study suggests protein may play critical role in brain changes during adolescence
Illustrated human brain

NIH announces awards for BRAIN Initiative neuroethics research

Monday, October 30, 2017
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research

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