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A colorful bundle of magnified cells

April 22, 2016

  • Dr. Katie Hinde speaks at NIH.

    Breast Milk Is ‘Liquid Gold’ for Infants, Hinde Says

    Mother’s milk does so much more than just feed a baby. Along with fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals, it also supplies hormones, stem cells and immune factors that help protect babies from disease-causing organisms, explained Dr. Katie Hinde at a recent Wednesday Afternoon Lecture.
  • Dr. Picard speaks at podium.

    ‘Wearables’ Shed Light on Brain, Behavior

    From cell phones to wristwatches, technology is getting smarter and smaller. There is new and potentially life-changing technology on the way for patients with autism, epilepsy, depression and other medical conditions.
  • Dr. Ginty addresses the audience.

    Understanding Basis of Touch Offers Insights, Ginty Says

    In work that could one day lead to the treatment of spinal cord injuries, Harvard's Dr. David Ginty studies the sense of touch. His work explores how neurons that send processes to the skin of mice can distinguish between different touch sensations and how they send this information to the spinal cord and brain.
  • Dr. Singleton

    NIA’s Singleton To Deliver Mahoney Lecture, May 4

    NIA’s Dr. Andrew Singleton will discuss “Age, Genes, Sex and Smell: Predicting Parkinson’s Disease” on Wednesday, May 4 at 3 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10. His presentation at the annual Florence Mahoney Lecture on Aging.
A colorful bundle of magnified cells

On the Cover

Magnified more than 10,000 times, the community of cells lining a mouse trachea

Photo: eva mutunga & kate klein, UDC & NIST

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
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Staff Writers:

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Dana Talesnik
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