January 12, 2018

  • Dr. Collins delivers remarks as Dr. Tabak reviews his notes

    ACD Gets Updates on Opioid, ‘Next Gen’ Initiatives

    Slowing the nation’s opioid abuse/overdose epidemic and reconfiguring grant funding to reward more early-career investigators topped the agenda of the 115th meeting of the advisory committee to the NIH director (ACD) on Dec. 14-15.
  • Dr. Sharpless gestures with his hands as he speaks to the audience.

    New NCI Director Shares Vision at Town Hall Meeting

    Recruited from directorship of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NCI's new director, Dr. Ned Sharpless, talks about the institute's current efforts, future direction.
  • Dr. Josie Briggs

    NCCIH Director Briggs Leaves For Journal Post

    NCCIH director Dr. Josie Briggs’s talents in thinking through tough problems, taking on the most “gnarly” and fearsome projects and ensuring that things get done have made her a lighthouse in the community. In October, she retired.
  • Dr. Sieving poses with Drs. Sayer, Wong

    Microglia Are the Eye’s Electrician

    For more than a century, scientists have wondered how cells in our eyes called microglia might play a role in neurodegenerative diseases in the brain and the retina.
Doctors at the Clinical Center prepare to begin interventional radiology on a patient.

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At the Clinical Center, interventional radiology, a minimally invasive medical specialty, provides image-guided diagnosis and treatment of diseases in every organ system.

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