NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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April 21, 2017

  • Prescribers, Rethink Those Opioid Scripts

    Dr. Debra Houry, director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gave a lecture on "America’s Opioid Overdose Epidemic" at NIDCR Clinical Research Grand Rounds.
  • Stimulating the Brain from Without: Therapy and Science

    Over the years, electronic convulsive therapy has come in and out of fashion. Two speakers from NIMH walked a Lipsett Amphitheater Grands Rounds audience through the history and future prospects of “non-invasive neuromodulation” on Mar. 15.
  • Reducing Medical Errors Requires Leadership, Culture of Learning

    How do you create a caregiving culture where employees are free to speak up if they see a problem and know what to do if there’s an issue? Two physicians addressed this topic at Clinical Center Grand Rounds on Mar. 22.
  • Manipulated Cells Can Rebuild Damaged Tissue, Says West

    Biomaterials expert Dr. Jennifer West, founding inventor at two companies and holder of 20 biotechnology patents, spoke Mar. 22 at the NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series.
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Multiphoton fluorescence image of cultured HeLa cells with a fluorescent protein targeted to the Golgi apparatus (orange), microtubules (green) and counterstained for DNA (cyan)

Tom Deerinck

The NIH Record

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