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NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and NIH deputy director for science, outreach and policy Dr. Kathy Hudson, at the ACD meeting Dec. 10-11

Biden Inspires ‘Moonshot’ Cancer Effort at NIH

Putting his considerable political capital behind fresh opportunities to make progress against cancer, Vice President Joe Biden is to run “mission control” at an NIH and National Cancer Institute-led “moonshot” effort...Read more

Dr. Carlos Zarate

‘Databrary’ Promotes Sharing, Reuse of Video for Researchers

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a thousand pictures.”...Read more

Dr. Sanjay Jain

Advances in Clinical Research Have Made HCM Highly Treatable

Cardiac arrest hits without warning and is particularly tragic when it kills a seemingly healthy young person...Read more

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Animation demonstrating a model of autophagosome formation.
Animation demonstrating a model of autophagosome formation.

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NIH To Host Rare Disease Day, Feb. 29

Rare diseases affect an estimated 25 million Americans. On Monday, Feb. 29, NIH will host an event designed to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect and current research collaborations.

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Developing mouse nerve cells have a nucleus (yellow) surrounded by a cell body, with long extensions called axons and thin branching structures called dendrites.