Neuroscience: For Patients and Consumers
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS, an NIH institute, conducts, fosters, coordinates, and guides research on the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke, and supports basic research in related scientific areas.
- Society for Neuroscience
The Society for Neuroscience is a nonprofit membership organization of scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system.
- About Neuroscience
Find out more about neuroscience here.
BrainFacts.org is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public.
- The Dana Foundation
The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs.
- The Dana Foundation’s Brain Awareness Week
Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.
- Brain Connections (PDF – 1.64 MB)
A PDF that lists more than 240 organizations in the United States likely to help those looking for information, referrals, and other guidance in connection with brain-related disorders. Listings provide mailing addresses, toll-free numbers, email addresses, and clickable website addresses and identify the primary services each organization provides.
- The Neuroscience Information Framework
The Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF) is a dynamic inventory of Web-based neuroscience resources: data, materials, and tools accessible via any computer connected to the Internet. An initiative of the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, NIF advances neuroscience research by enabling discovery and access to public research data and tools worldwide through an open source, networked environment.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
Last Updated Date: 11/30/2012
Last Reviewed Date: 11/30/2012