COVID-19 News & Events

News from NINDS

NINDS supports new initiative to understand long-term symptoms and promote recovery from COVID-19 – Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director’s Message, February 24, 2021

Working together to understand long-term effects of COVID-19 – Features NINDS Deputy Director Dr. Nina Schor, Schor Line Blog, February 5, 2021

NIH launches database to track neurological symptoms associated with COVID-19 - Features NINDS Program Director Dr. Barbara Karp, NINDS News, January 26, 2021

NIH study uncovers blood vessel damage and inflammation in COVID-19 patients' brains but no infection - Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, NINDS News, December 30, 2020

NIH neuroscientists isolate promising mini antibodies against COVID-19 from a llama - Features NINDS researchers Thomas J. "T.J" Esparza and Dr. David L. Brody, NINDS News, December 22, 2020

COVID-19 and Those Served By the Mission of NINDS – Features NINDS Deputy Director Dr. Nina Schor, Schor Line Blog, April 1, 2020

Looking out for our community – Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director’s Message, March 20, 2020

NINDS and COVID-19 in the News

Studying the effects of long COVID - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, CBS News, July 17, 2022

U.S. scientists enroll nearly 40,000 patients in high-stakes, $1.2 billion study of long Covid - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, CNBC, July 8, 2022

CBS News "Face the Nation" Interview on NIH's long COVID Initiative - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, CBS News, June 5, 2022

National Institutes of Health conducts research in Colorado on long COVID - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, KDVR Colorado, May 23, 2022

If you have long haul COVID symptoms, doctors need your help - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Cleveland 19 News, May 23, 2022

Maine Medical Research Institute working with NIH to solve 'long COVID-19' medical mystery - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, WMTW Maine, May 23, 2022

National 'Long Covid' study recruiting participants - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Boston 25 News, May 23, 2022

What Experts Know About 'Long Covid' and Who Gets It - Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Washington Post, April 20, 2022

How long covid is accelerating a revolution in medical research - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, April 3, 2022

COVID-19 Associated with "Significant Deleterious Impact" on Brain, Finds U.K. Study - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Washington Post, March 7, 2022

Even Mild Covid is Linked to Brain Damage, Scans Show - Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, NBC News, March 7, 2022

Covid May Cause Changes in the Brain, New Study Finds - Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avinadra Nath, New York Times, March 7, 2022

New Research Hints at 4 Factors That May Increase Chances of Long Covid - Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, New York Times, January 25, 2022

Scientists Are Working To Make Sense Of 'Long COVID' And Its 203 Possible Symptoms - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, NPR, August 24, 2021

How does COVID-19 affect the brain? A troubling picture emerges - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, National Geographic, August 18, 2021

'This is Really Scary': Kids Struggle With Long Covid - Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, New York Times, August 8, 2021

What We Know and Don't Know About Long COVID - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Discover, June 1, 2021

In Long COVID, Advocates Battling ME/CFS See Allies and Hope - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz and NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, U.S. News and World Report, May 12, 2021

What Does the Future Look Like For COVID-19 Long-Haulers - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Science Friday, April 9, 2021

What brains could teach scientists about the lasting effects of Covid-19 – Features NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, NBC News, March 2, 2021

National Institutes of Health probes plight of ‘long-haul’ COVID-19 patients – Features NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, NBC’s Today Show, March 2, 2021

Life After COVID: How the virus left two formerly active women barely able to leave the couch even months later - Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz, WUSA9, February 18, 2021

COVID-19 Could Increase Dementia, Other Brain Disorders for Decades to Come – Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz and NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Newsweek, February 10, 2021

How COVID-19 Attacks The Brain And May Cause Lasting Damage – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, NPR, January 5, 2021

Special Report: Looking ahead at COVID in 2021 with Dr. Avi Nath, Part 2 – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Neurology Podcast, December 30, 2020

Special Report: Looking ahead at COVID in 2021 with Dr. Avi Nath, Part 1 – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Neurology Podcast, December 22, 2020

How Brain Fog Plagues Covid-19 Survivors – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, New York Times, October 11, 2020

Nearly One-Third of Covid-19 Patients in Study Had Altered Mental State – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, New York Times, October 5, 2020

Special Report: Dr. Avindra Nath Provides Updates on COVID-19 and Patient Care – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Neurology Podcast, August 14, 2020

Coronavirus Explained: Long-term symptoms – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, BBC World News, July 9, 2020

These people have been sick with coronavirus for more than 60 days. – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Washington Post, June 11, 2020

Some covid-19 patients taken off ventilators are taking days or even weeks to wake up – Features NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, Washington Post, June 7, 2020

SPECIAL REPORT: Dr. Avi Nath of NINDS/NIH discusses what we need to know as neurologists about the SARS-CoV2 pandemic – Features NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, Neurology Podcast, March 27, 2020

Events

Neurologic and Psychiatric Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Meeting - NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, July 14-15, 2021

NIH RECOVER Listening Session - Dr. Amy Patterson, NHLBI, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, NINDS, Dr. Lenora Johnson, NHLBI, Dr. Andrea Lerner, NIAID and Alissa Gallagher, NINDS, June 2, 2021

COVID and the Nervous System: A Chat with NIH - January 11, 2021

Neurological Complications of COVID-19 and NINDS Clinical Research - NINDS Clinical Director Dr. Avindra Nath, October 20, 2020

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