When the Human Genome Project announced success in the early 2000s, the real work had only just begun. Sure, we’ve got the letters, but what do they mean? How does the parts manual stand up and breathe? Dr. John Stamatoyannopoulos, professor of genome sciences and medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is trying to find answers.
On July 15, the new NIH Clinical Center hospital board held its first day-long meeting to begin to define a path forward for the hospital. Planning for the future was to be based on the Red Team recommendations.
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Close-up of an inflamed mouse retina showing a microglial cell (green) clinging to radial Muller cell processes (red). Microglia are involved in inflammation.