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Report of program activities : National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness

National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness (U.S.)

Report of program activities : National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness

by National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness (U.S.)

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Published by The Institute in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blindness,
  • Nervous system,
  • Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Analysis of activities: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness; Annual report of program activities: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness.

    Other titlesAnalysis of activities: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness., Annual report of program activities: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13? v.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25489880M

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    Since the National Research Council released its last evaluation of workforce needs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences in , the continuing contributions of researchers to the nation's health have touched the lives of millions of Americans. A striking example was the sharp decline in the death rate from AIDS in , a result of more than a decade of research on the . It may seem that deaf-blindness refers to a total inability to see or hear. However, in reality deaf-blindness is a condition in which the combination of hearing and visual losses in children and youth cause “such severe communication and other developmental and educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for children with deafness .

    Deaf-blindness refers to the combination of hearing and visual loss that severely impedes communication, education, employment, and independent living. While some individuals are totally deaf and blind, most deaf-blind people have different degrees of hearing and vision loss. The hearing and vision loss of individuals with Usher syndrome or of. A brief history of the National Eye Institute In its beginning years the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness set the pattern for National Institutes of Health ophthalmic activities by emphasizing extramural grant programs. The institute began with nine such research projects in and increased the projects to 30 in Cited by: 5.


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The mission of NINDS is "to reduce the burden of neurological disease—a burden borne by every age group, every segment of society, and Abbreviation: NINDS.

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This research will help us learn more about these events and develop new ways to detect and treat stroke in newborns. The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established in and is located in Bethesda, NEI is one of 27 institutes and centers of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the US Department of Health and Human mission of NEI is to prolong and protect the vision of the American people.

The NEI conducts and performs research into Headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland. For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at: BRAIN P.O.

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