First Data from the NIH Study of Normal Brain Development
May 18, 2007
- The NIH Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Study of Normal Brain Development is tracking brain and behavioral development in
about 500 healthy American children, from birth to age 18.
Blueprint-Funded Study: In Brain, One Gene is Worth a Thousand Words
February 20, 2007
- Using microarray technology, researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have shown that people with
one variant of a gene that is active in the brain have better episodic memory – the ability to remember events and facts –
than do people without that variant.
NIH To Build Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse
October 5, 2006
- In an effort to promote the enhancement, adoption, distribution, and evolution of neuroimaging informatics tools and resources,
the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today awarded a five-year, $3.8 million contract under the auspices of the NIH Blueprint
for Neuroscience Research to build the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse.
NIH Launches Effort to Place More Knockout Mice In Public Repositories
June 12, 2006
- As part of its ongoing effort to build a public, genome-wide library of "knockout" mouse models for the study of human disease,
the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today awarded $800,000 to two public mouse repositories to acquire genetically engineered
mouse lines not yet widely accessible to researchers.