NINDS


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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

 
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to reduce the burden of neurological diseases by supporting and conducting research (both basic and clinical) on the normal and diseased nervous system, fostering the training of investigators in the neurosciences, and seeking better understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurological disorders.
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NINDS

Neurology A multicenter, double blinded, randomized trial–National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke which evaluated the effects of tPA therapy in Pts with stroke. See Thrombolytic therapy, tPA.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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NINDS

An agency that conducts research on nervous system disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and stroke, that occur with greater frequency in the elderly.
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Walter Koroshetz, director of NINDS, said there is growing evidence showing that a controlled blood pressure could help prevent stroke, heart disease and age-related cognitive loss.A
NINDS is the nation's leading funder of research on the brain and nervous system; It seeks the fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
"We look forward to continuing our successful BPN collaboration with AMRI and hope the services and support they provide to our scientists will help accelerate the development of novel therapies for a wide range of neurological disorders," said Charles Cywin, program director, NINDS.
The NINDS is the nation's leading funder of research on the brain and nervous system.The mission of NINDS is to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
Jim Koenig, from the NINDS, said: "These results may have broad implications for multiple neurological disorders.
In the NINDS studies, the protocols dictated that treatment start within 3 hours of onset of symptoms, and within 90 min for half the patients.
The UK National Institute for Health Care and Clinical Excellence reviewed the Cochrane review and the results of the meta-analysis (including the undue weight of the NINDS trial in the meta-analysis) and the results of large observational studies such as SITS-MOST and concluded that tPA was effective in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke.
The grant will be administered by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Colo., has been awarded a $1.6 million Phase II Continuing Renewal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant, entitled "Long-Acting Beta Interferon for Multiple Sclerosis", from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of The National Institutes of Health (NIH).
(East Setauket, NY) announced that the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Lixte filed a joint patent application identifying a biomarker, present in many common cancers, that is a target of drugs being evaluated by Lixte and NINDS for the treatment of brain tumors.