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March 11, 2016

  • With mic in one hand, Obama gestures with other hand while seated in front of a projected slide.

    White House PMI Summit Outlines ‘Bold Initiative’

    President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), first unveiled at his January 2015 State of the Union address, took another major step forward on Feb. 25 at the White House PMI Summit. Held in the White House’s south court auditorium and webcast live, the event included the announcement of initial steps based on recommendations offered just 5 months ago by a PMI working group.
  • Dr. Robert Wachter

    Health Care IT May Need a Reboot, Wachter Says

    When a computer error nearly killed a child at UCSF, Dr. Robert Wachter decided to explore the pitfalls and promise of health care IT. There was not an empty chair in Lipsett Amphitheater during his recent CC Great Teachers Grand Rounds.
  • Magazine cover with large group photo

    NEI Program for People with Disabilities Marks 10 Years

    The NEI-led Bldg. 49 Central Animal Facility established a program for employing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) 10 years ago and now employs 5 people with IDD. In 2015, the facility’s management team published an article about the program."
  • Rendering of birdseye look at two new cylindrical water tanks

    Construction Begins on Water, Thermal Storage Systems

    Construction began on Mar. 1 for an industrial water storage system and a thermal energy storage system—both on the south side of campus—that will greatly increase the efficiency and reliability of the NIH Central Utility Plant (CUP).
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On the Cover

A fruit fly ovary contains as many as 20 eggs.

Photo: hogan tang & denise montell

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
Carla.Garnett@nih.gov

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
Eric.Bock@nih.gov

Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

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