Highlights and Announcements

photo of Jeffrey Diamond
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Today, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) announced the selection of neuroscientist Jeffrey S. Diamond, Ph.D., as Scientific Director.
Understanding and Managing Migraine in Kids and Teens Guest Dr. Michael Oshinksy Spotlight on Migraine Podcast
Thursday, July 27, 2023

Dr. Michael Oshinsky, Director of the NINDS Office of Preclinical Pain Research, is the featured guest on the July 27 episode of the Spotlight on Migraine podcast, “Understanding and Managing Migraine in Kids and Teens.”

cartoon of a DNA repair enzyme binding to a double-strand break in DNA
Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Genome editing, which enables precise modifications to DNA, has the potential to lead to breakthrough treatments for diseases caused by genetic changes.

photo of Dr. Ralph L. Sacco
Friday, January 20, 2023
NINDS is mourning the death of Dr. Ralph Sacco, renowned stroke neurologist who enriched NINDS as a grantee, mentor, and member of the NINDS Advisory Council. Dr. Sacco passed away on January 17, 2023, due to a brain tumor. He was 65.
Dr. Nina Schor, Deputy Director, NINDS
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Today NIH Acting Director Dr. Lawrence Tabak announced the selection of Nina F. Schor, M.D., Ph.D., as the new NIH Acting Deputy Director for Intramural Research (DDIR). She will replace Michael M. Gottesman, M.D., who served as NIH DDIR for the past 29 years.
Broome Headshot
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

NINDS is mourning the loss of Dr. Ann-Marie Broome, a program director in the Division of Translational Research. During her time at NINDS, Ann-Marie played a key role in creating two large and innovative initiatives: the Blueprint Biologics Program and the URGenT Network.

Photo of Dr. Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, Deputy Director of NIH BRAIN Initiative
Friday, March 5, 2021

NIH has announced the selection of Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, Ph.D., of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), as deputy director of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.