Current Research

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Research Funded By NINDS

The Division of Extramural Research provides overall leadership, planning, and direction for the NINDS extramural research program. Approximately 90% of the overall budget of NINDS is used to fund extramural research through a variety of funding mechanisms.

Research At NINDS

Investigators in the NINDS intramural program conduct research in the basic, translational, and clinical neurosciences at the NINDS Bethesda, Maryland, laboratories. Their specific interests cover a broad range of neuroscience research.

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Focus on Research

Information about research supported by NINDS focused on general areas of neuroscience research and on specific neurological disorders.

Trans-Agency Activities

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is integrally involved in several important NIH initiatives that involve other NIH Institutes and Centers and other federal agencies.

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Female scientist in lab using tablet and computer

Scientific Resources

Information about wide range of NINDS-supported resources, tools, and data sets that are available to researchers to advance neuroscience.