Speaking in a packed Masur Auditorium, Dr. Feng Zhang traced CRISPR technology from its origins as a mechanism developed by bacteria to defend itself against pathogens to its current status as a sophisticated gene editor.
Posting on social media raises questions of privacy and other concerns unique to the pediatric population, but sharing such information often provides social and emotional support; this is particularly salient for parents of children with complex or critical illness.
At least 7 viruses that are known to cause cancer. Of those, Dr. Patrick Moore and his colleague and wife Dr. Yuan Chang discovered and characterized two. These insights are the first steps toward developing new cancer vaccines and treatments.
The tradition of grateful Clinical Center musician-patients who return to campus to give concerts was extended on July 26 when singer-songwriter Kevin Milner, 38, of Newport, Ky., played a noontime gig, mostly of his own compositions, in the atrium.
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In honor of NIH’s 130th anniversary. Scan of postcard showing U.S. Marine Hospital in Stapleton (Staten Island), N.Y., where the National Institutes of Health originated in August 1887.
Photo: Irma & Paul Milstein Division of U.S. History, New York Public Library Digital Collections