NIH director Dr. Francis Collins touted the importance of epigenomics in a talk kicked off the 30th NIH Research Festival, held Sept. 14-16 in the Clinical Center. “This field is just bursting wide open with opportunity and potential,” he said.
People who know the Clinical Center best should take the lead in shaping its future. That was the message Sept. 7 at the latest CC Town Hall Meeting to give a progress report on NIH’s effort to restructure hospital operations.
A combustion turbine that has efficiently powered a generator in NIH’s Cogeneration Plant for the past 12 years has recently been replaced with a newer, more efficient model. The new unit, similar in technology to a jet engine, is expected to save NIH millions.