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Scientists create mice with a major genetic cause of ALS and FTD

May 20, 2015 — NIH-funded study provides new platform for testing treatments for several neurodegenerative disorders.

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Animals’ presence may ease social anxiety in kids with autism

May 20, 2015 — NIH-funded study could have implications for treatment.

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NHLBI Media Availability: New form of interleukin-2 could be fine-tuned to fight disease

May 19, 2015 — Finding shows potential benefit to transplantation and autoimmune disease.

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NINR welcomes four new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

May 19, 2015 — The council is the institute’s principal advisory board.

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Microchip captures clusters of circulating tumor cells - NIH study

May 18, 2015 — Development could yield important new insights into how cancer spreads.

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A SMARTer approach to stroke care

May 13, 2015 — NIH study uses MRI scans to screen stroke patients for acute treatment within the first critical 60 minutes.

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Scientists unravel the mystery of the tubulin code

May 12, 2015 — NIH study provides a glimpse into the code that controls variety of cell functions.

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Ease of weight loss influenced by individual biology

May 11, 2015 — NIH study finds varied responses to calorie restriction in obese adults.

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GTEx findings reveal new insights into how DNA differences influence gene activity, disease susceptibility

May 7, 2015 — NIH-funded pilot study provides a new resource about variants across the human genome.

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Near-atomic resolution of protein structure by electron microscopy holds promise for drug discovery

May 7, 2015 — This advance provides a new path for solving molecular structures that may revolutionize drug development.

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