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NIH SciBites: Restoring Sight After Eye Injuries

NIH SciBites: Restoring Sight After Eye Injuries

>>Hi my name is Mohor and I’m postdoctoral researcher at the National Institutes of Health. Our eyes have cells called neurons, which relay messages with the brain, and it helps us see. Certain kinds of diseases and injury cause these… Continue Reading

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The Rise and Fall of the Cocaine High

The Rise and Fall of the Cocaine High

[Female Narrator Speaking] In this study, researchers demonstrated the rapid passage of cocaine through the brain, and showed that the intensity of the volunteers’ cocaine “high” parallels the trajectory of cocaine levels in the brain. Two minutes after the cocaine… Continue Reading

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$87 Million HEAL Grant Could Be “Game Changer” for UK, Kentucky

$87 Million HEAL Grant Could Be “Game Changer” for UK, Kentucky

We’re very excited today because we were notified by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that the University of Kentucky was selected for funding under the announcement that’s called “Healing Communities” and our application is called “Kentucky CAN Heal.” For… Continue Reading

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NIH’s HEALING Communities Initiative

NIH’s HEALING Communities Initiative

Alex: Frequently I tell people I was just a living, breathing stereotype of all those awful images that your mind can conjure when you think of heroin addiction. That’s absolutely me. My name is Alex Elswick, and I’m the co-founder… Continue Reading