May 18, 2018

  • NCI’s Dr. Terri Armstrong

    Armstrong Surveys Rare Cancer Patients

    Getting diagnosed with cancer is a frightening, uncertain experience. Already anxious about their prognosis, patients also must brace themselves for intensive and sometimes lengthy treatment and the potential for serious side effects from therapy and symptoms of the disease.
  • Filmmaker James Reid

    Film Illustrates the Ruin of Snakebite

    ​In an effort to draw the world’s wavering attention to the problem of snakebite—“the most neglected of the world’s neglected tropical diseases”—filmmaker James Reid brought his documentary Minutes to Die to Lipsett Amphitheater recently.
  • A diverse group of people standing together.

    ‘All of Us’ Begins Nationwide Enrollment

    Exactly 2 months shy of the second anniversary of its founding on July 6, 2016, the All of Us Research Program (formerly known as the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program) opened enrollment nationwide on May 6.
Leptospira

On the Cover

Leptospira (shown in green) is a type (genus) of elongated, spiral-shaped bacteria. Infection can cause Weil’s disease, a kind of jaundice, in humans.

Photo: Tina Carvalho—University of Hawaii, Manoa (Funded by NIGMS)