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Walter J. Koroshetz
Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D. Official Twitter account of the NIH/NINDS Director. Privacy policy: RTs are not endorsements
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 12
Replying to @alicechenp
Drive carefully
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 10
Leaping from genomics to treatment in a child with a rare disease. How to systematize this process for others? Patient-Customized Oligonucleotide Therapy for a Rare Genetic Disease | NEJM
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 9
This is a “must read”. Indira Ramaan ‘s essay- Living Science: Power analysis
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 9
Please check out the NINDS podcast to learn how to apply for and get research funding to advance the Institute's science mission in your lab or clinic. Our staff explore all the corners of the Institute and even produce the music!
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 4
Especially like the conclusion-" for those enjoying the fruits of a narrow win. Resist the temptation to rest on your proverbial laurels, because some of those you edged out will likely be nipping at your heels and moving to overtake you before long.”
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 4
NIH data highlights the value of persistence in science, and that early failure can motivate long term success. Consistent with NINDS early stage investigator data presented at our Sept Council. ;
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 3
Purdue Univ celebrating its 150th anniversary. There I had opportunity to discuss with engineers, computational scientists, chemists, pharmacy students and neuroscientists as well as University leadership. Lots of enthusiasm for .
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Walter J. Koroshetz Oct 3
Dr Eve Marder and I had wonderful opportunity to brief Congressional staffers and Rep Steve Stivers at a Coalition for life sciences briefing on See video @
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 28
Is this an experiment of nature with insights for the neural mechanisms of disabling fatigue in a host of diseases including /CFS? Too Much Training Can Tax Athletes' Brains ;
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 26
Great to join with to fill in deep gaps in knowledge that stand in way of preventing disease. Point of View: Coordinating a new approach to basic research into Parkinson’s disease | eLife
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 25
The profound impact of spontaneous movement on neural activity throughout much of the brain raises question of how it impacts learning/attention. Note how difficult it is for a human, let alone a mouse, to stay completely still.
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 25
Gene Therapy Shows Promise Repairing Brain Tissue Damaged by Stroke
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 25
High grade gliomas are devastating, and progress in developing effective treatments has been disappointingly slow. GBM is very different from other cancers as evidenced by the findings in this startling publication. We need to be more clever to defeat this disease.
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Marina Picciotto Sep 25
In this week's issue of JNeurosci, we find out how NMDARs contribute to homeostatic plasticity, that brain morphology varies significantly across purebred domestic dog breeds, how circulating monocytes contribute to stroke recovery, and much more
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 25
Tomorrow and Friday, hosts workshop focused on identifying key challenges, gaps, and opportunities in advancing gene therapy for neurological disorders. Watch live here:
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 25
NIH focused on 3 M’s- Mapping, Monitoring and Modulating neural circuits. Great story about how the third M can impact health. implant restores visual perception to the blind | UCLA
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 24
Story that highlights main targets for the Pain Initiative-develop more effective, non-addictive treatments. For some with chronic pain, the problem is not in their backs or knees but their brains (add spinal cord and dorsal root ganglion)
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 23
Nano-Sized Solution for Efficient and Versatile CRISPR Gene Editing with Targeting of Retina and Muscle.
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 23
Now at mtg of Nat'l Academy of Medicine meeting on the future of Neuroscience Training. This article in NY Times focuses on physician-scientists. It's so important to create fertile ground for new scientists of all types to focus on brain and its disorders.
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 20
Nina Schor, Deputy Director, has released her latest blog on music and the . Read how Dr. Schor connects the dots between the two:
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