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Around one in 10,000 infants are born with SMA. Research funding and patient advocacy efforts helped push treatment into existence.
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As genetic sequencing becomes more affordable and the number of families seeking answers grow, neuroscientists make a discovery that could lead to treatments.
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Neuroscientists are developing innovations to study the brain while the body is in motion.
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Neuroscientists are developing new ways to analyze vast amounts of data and promote a culture of sharing and collaboration.
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The MICrONS project takes a cue from the brain’s information processing powers to improve artificial intelligence.
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U.S. lawmakers and research advocates recently attended a Capitol Hill briefing titled "Pain Research: On the Verge of a Breakthrough", featuring Allan Basbaum, professor at University of California, San Francisco.
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Opioids have become a topic of great interest on Capitol Hill as addiction and overdose rates continue to increase across the country.
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NIH-funded scientists discussed the current state of Alzheimer’s disease research and the importance of increased funding.
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A patient and a physician discuss the difficulty of finding a depression treatment that works.
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On April 19, congressional staff and research advocates gathered at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC to watch a new NOVA documentary about Alzheimer's disease and discuss the urgent need to find a cure for the disease.
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On March 23, 2016, lawmakers and research advocates gathered for a briefing about the importance of basic research to find treatments for diseases.
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Genetics experts, medical advocates, and lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill to discuss the latest research on cutting edge gene-editing techniques.
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