June Comcast Newsmakers: NINDS Director, Dr. Story Landis, discusses the BRAIN Initiative

On this edition of Comcast Newsmakers, Kellye Lynn sits down with Dr. Story Landis, director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), to discuss the recently announced Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.  In the interview, Dr. Landis describes how increased funding from the Initiative will expand medical research critical to the development of treatments and cures for neurological disorders that affect 50 million people nationally, including the estimated 500,000 to 1.5 million Americans living with Parkinson’s disease.

Watch the interview.

Learn more about the BRAIN Initiative.

 

Date originally posted: June 28, 2013