Press Releases

Map of gene expression levels in a sample of human brain tissue.
Friday, June 21, 2024

NIH-funded study shines light on disease mechanisms, pointing to possible therapeutic targets

A confocal image of sparse GCaMP6f-expressing Purkinje cells in mouse cerebellum resembles the industrious contours of pre-dawn commuters.
Thursday, June 13, 2024
The National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Technologies® Initiative, or The BRAIN Initiative®, is marking ten years of BRAIN-funded scientific advancements.
Doctor reviewing electronic tablet with patient
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Resource tripled the odds of receiving dementia-related care within 90 days
Blood vessels of a mouse brain with expansion shown in red
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
NIH-funded study challenges conventional wisdom about brain blood flow
Doctor checking blood pressure of Black patient
Thursday, May 16, 2024
NIH-funded study suggests addressing these factors could reduce health disparities
Diagram of FLVCR2 protein structure.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

NIH-funded study may inform the design of new therapies that cross the blood-brain barrier

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Sleep apnea and low oxygen levels while sleeping are associated with epilepsy that first occurs after 60 years of age, known as late-onset epilepsy, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in Sleep. The link was independent of other known risk factors for late-onset epilepsy and sleep apnea including hypertension and stroke.
pregnant woman being shown ultrasound image of her developing baby
Thursday, April 11, 2024
NIH-funded research in siblings finds previously reported connection is likely due to other underlying factors.
sensory nerve biopsy_GAN gene therapy
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Treatment for rare childhood disease was well tolerated and slowed loss of motor function

MRI scan of a brain with regions colored yellow.
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

In-depth study finds brain, immune, and metabolic abnormalities linked to debilitating chronic disease