The mission of NINDS is to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
NINDS Staff Directory
Locate contact information for all NINDS staff.
Program Directors oversee the research activities in one or more parts of the Institute's research funding program, managing a portfolio of grants and contracts and coordinating program efforts in these specifically defined areas of neuroscience research.
Walter J. Koroshetz , M.D., is the Director of NINDS and shares research and disorders information through his Director's Messages, blogs, and social media postings.
The National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council (NANDSC) advises the NINDS Director on matters related to the NINDS mission and provides a second level of extramural peer review.
Board of Scientific Counselors
An external peer review committee that rigorously evaluates Division of Intramural (DIR) scientists on their research program’s long-term objectives, accomplishments, innovation, relevance to the NINDS mission and overall quality and impact.
Donate to NINDS
Individuals and organizations can donate to the NINDS Gift Fund to support the mission of the NINDS.