Eighteen years before he was named 12th president of the World Bank Group in 2012, Dr. Jim Yong Kim was advocating for the bank to be mothballed; 1994 was the bank’s 50th year, and Kim thought an appropriate birthday gift that year would be to shut it down.
At the 2018 National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit on Apr. 4 in Atlanta, NIH director Dr. Francis Collins announced the launch of the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative.
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Lung on a chip. Combining microfabrication techniques with modern tissue engineering, the lung-on-a-chip offers new in vitro approach to drug screening by mimicking mechanical and biochemical behaviors of a human lung.
Photo: Wyss Institute, Harvard University (Supported by NIH Common Fund & FDA)