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A web of purple neurons on a black background below images of blossoming cherry tree branches against a lavender sky

December 2, 2016

  • Dr. Roy Perlis speaks at podium in the Neuroscience Center

    How ‘Big, Messy Data’ Can Guide Psychiatric Treatment

    Frustrated after his lab’s large genomics studies failed to identify depression genes, Boston psychiatrist Dr. Roy Perlis, whose research focuses on treatment-resistant mood disorders, began thinking outside the biomarker box.
  • O’Halloran pinches two fingers together while speaking

    In the Economy of the Cell, Metal Is Money

    Copper, zinc and iron are fundamental to the cells of our body. Without these metals, none of our cells can live or replicate, said Dr. Thomas O’Halloran at an Oct. 19 lecture.
  • Andrews speaks at podium

    NIH Honors Veterans’ Sacrifices at Ceremony

    NIH honored the sacrifices of veterans from five armed service branches and the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps at the 2016 NIH Veterans Day Celebration. The event was held Nov. 9 in Kirschstein Auditorium, Natcher Bldg.
A web of purple neurons on a black background below images of blossoming cherry tree branches against a lavender sky

On the Cover

Cherry blossoms and neurons. 2016 CFC Beauty of Science 3rd place entry by NINDS

Photo: Nathanael Lee, NINDS

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
Carla.Garnett@nih.gov

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
Eric.Bock@nih.gov

Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

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