Press Releases

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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
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MRI tracer (white) is seen to slip through the arachnoid barrier around blood vessels connecting the brain to its covering membrane, the dura mater."
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

NIH collaboration has implications for neural-immune system responses and aging

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cryptic peptide shown in red
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Proteins could serve as biomarkers that improve diagnosis and guide the development of novel therapies 

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Artist's rendering of a synapse depicting phosphorylated alpha-synuclein as a glue holding synaptic vesicles together
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
NIH-funded research could change how we think about the causes of disorders like Parkinson’s
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Fluorecence imaging showing dura mater blood vessels in yellow
Monday, December 4, 2023
NIH-funded study in mice offers possible new target for high blood pressure treatments.
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PET scans of heart and brain in Parkinson's
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
A biomarker of norepinephrine deficiency in the heart may help to detect Lewy body diseases before symptoms appear.
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Brain scan of site in amygdala critical to breathing loss after seizure
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
A research team supported by the National Institutes of Health has identified a part of the brain that may be associated with breathing failure following a seizure in people with severe epilepsy that cannot be controlled with medication.
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scientist pipetting
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Researchers have identified uric acid as a potential therapy to enhance recovery from acute ischemic stroke using a new method for conducting preclinical animal research.
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MRI scan of a brain with an implanted DBS device.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Using a novel deep brain stimulation (DBS) device capable of recording brain signals, researchers have identified a pattern of brain activity or “biomarker” related to clinical signs of recovery from treatment-resistant depression.
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Brain cross-sections show abnormalities associated with CTE (top) compared to a control (bottom)
Monday, August 28, 2023
Study examined athletes who played contact sports, showed CTE symptoms, and died before age 30.