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Illustration of the structure of p97, a target for cancer therapy. Structure is a composite of multiple states derived by cryo-EM analysis.

June 3, 2016

  • History of TV Tech in Medicine Mined for 21st Century Lessons

    When medicine met television in the mid-20th century, the subsequent wedding was one of necessity. Medicine at the time needed TV’s technology to reach remote, underserved areas and, potentially, disenfranchised patients. It was thought to be, perhaps, the dawn of a new era in medical care.
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    TYCTWD Captivates Throngs of Eager Kids

    Hundreds of smiling kids descended on NIH on Apr. 28, excited to learn more about the place where their parents/guardians work. The 21st Take Your Child to Work/Earth Day featured dozens of activities both on and off campus that got kids thinking about ways to protect their health and the environment.
  • Smolke Describes Use of Yeast to Make Medicine

    Dr. Christina Smolke, an NCCIH grantee, has discovered a new use for humble yeast—reprogramming its biology so it can serve as a platform for producing medicines from natural products, including opioids for pain management and palliative care, which are in short supply in much of the world and pose many production challenges.
  • Brennan Appointed New NLM Director

    Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan has been named the next director of the National Library of Medicine. She will be the first female and first nurse to serve as head of the library in its 180-year history.
Illustration of the structure of p97, a target for cancer therapy. Structure is a composite of multiple states derived by cryo-EM analysis.

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Illustration of the structure of p97, a target for cancer therapy. Structure is a composite of multiple states derived by cryo-EM analysis.

Photo: VERONICA FALCONIERI & SRIRAM SUBRAMANIAM OF NCI

The NIH Record

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