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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

July 24, 2019

Overview

 

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) aims “to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.” The organization supports research in its labs and clinics, funds and conducts research training and career development programs, and releases information and discoveries to the public, among other things.

 

Description

 

On the NINDS website, users can find research into various neurological disorders, as well as clinical trials, news and events, and funding information. You can browse all of the content and research by disorder and then have access to fact sheets, publications, support organizations, and more.

“The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) aims ‘to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.’”

Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

The NINDS website has a dedicated page and fact sheet for trigeminal neuralgia that features information about treatment, diagnosis, symptoms, and more. You can also see and read about the research that the organization is conducting for the condition.

 

Clinical Trials

 

The NINDS has a tab where users can find clinical trials for various disorders. Users can search by keyword, location, and recruitment status. The link leads you to more information from the clinicaltrials.gov database.

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