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March 25, 2016

  • Cecchi speaks at podium

    Linguistic Analysis Yields Reliable Diagnoses, Cecchi Shows

    The mathematical savvy of scientists such as Dr. Guillermo Cecchi holds the promise of enabling accurate diagnosis—from speech alone—of ailments ranging from mental health conditions to chronic pain.
  • Rosenstein stands at podium

    Is It Ethical to Enroll Suicidal Patients in Clinical Research?

    How do we help and protect patients with suicidal thoughts who are at risk for life-threatening behaviors? Is it ethical to enroll such patients in clinical trials? This was the topic of a recent Bioethics Grand Rounds.
  • Overhead view of jazz band performing in Porter Center.

    ‘Spiritual Music’ Celebrates Black History Month

    In celebration of Black History Month, on Feb. 25, drummer Nasar Abadey led a quartet through half a dozen standards—leaning on the work of D.C. native Duke Ellington—in a 90-minute concert punctuated by Abadey’s congenial dialogues about the music.
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Composite image of a cryo-electron microscopy density map for the enzyme β-galactosidase, demonstrating the gradual increase in quality of cryo-EM structures from low- to high-resolution.

Photo: Veronica Falconieri & Sriram Subramaniam, NCI

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

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock

Dana Talesnik

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