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January 1, 2016

  • Dr. Collins speaks at meeting.

    Ambitious Agenda Engages Advisors to NIH Director

    Setting the Precision Medicine Initiative in motion, unveiling the first NIH-wide Strategic Plan in 20-plus years and fine-tuning HIV/AIDS research priorities were just three of the hefty items packing the Dec. 10-11 agenda of the advisory committee to the NIH director (ACD).
  • Dr. Zarate speaks at podium.

    Fast-Acting Drugs Could Revolutionize Depression Treatment

    Most antidepressants take weeks to work. Dr. Carlos Zarate hopes to develop one that works within hours. At an Astute Clinician Lecture in Masur Auditorium recently, he reviewed progress in developing the next generation of antidepressants and described some of the challenges remaining in bringing them to market.
  • Dr. Jain

    Jain Explores Future Tools for Infectious Diseases

    Dr. Sanjay Jain of Johns Hopkins, a Star Trek fan, is trying to move medicine into the future. His team is conducting experimental work in animals using a combination of computed tomography (CT) and PET scanning techniques to track the behavior of infectious disease in real time.
  • Large student group meets with NIH'ers.

    UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars Visit NIH

    Undergraduate students from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, toured bioengineering labs and learned about NIH training opportunities during a recent visit to NIH organized by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering’s Division of Interdisciplinary Training.
View of extracellular matrix

On the Cover

Detail of artwork for 2014 cover of the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows extracellular matrix, lipid bilayer and cellular components.

Photo: NIH Medical Arts

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