Press Releases


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

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