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By targeting pain at its source, scientists are aiming to develop new and safer pain relievers.
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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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Students will research a landmark neuroscience discovery and learn how it has advanced our understanding of the brain and created promise for treating neurological disorders.
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Brain-controlled prosthetics are making huge leaps forward thanks to new data.
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A catalog of all of the connections in the human brain may be possible with new technological advances.
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On July 13, 2016, 40 public health-related agencies, nonprofits, companies, and foundations participated in the first Public Health Fair on Capitol Hill.
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A patient and a physician discuss the difficulty of finding a depression treatment that works.
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With the goal of sharing the joy of science with the world, over two dozen volunteers from NW NOGGIN came to Washington, DC, recently for a week of outreach and education.
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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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