June 15, 2018

  • Barbra Streisand delivers the Rall Cultural Lecture at NIH.

    Streisand Delivers Rall Cultural Lecture

    At NIH on May 15, the world- renowned singer-actor-director used her voice in a less-familiar venue to amplify a topic that’s been close to her heart throughout her six-decade career: gender equity, especially in science and health.
  • Dr. Joanna Mountain of 23andMe

    Attractions of Commercial Genome Testing

    If you haven’t been to the drug store lately, it may come as a surprise to find, there on the shelves as you search for toothpaste, deodorant and a greeting card, little boxes inviting you to spit in a tube and find out about your genetic past.
  • Dr. Roger Glass and Dr. Francis Collins reminisce with Dr. Warren Johnson.

    Fogarty Marks 50 Years of Global Health Partnerships

    ​A half century of global health research and training accomplishments were celebrated May 1, as more than 500 NIH leaders, researchers, advocates and trainees gathered from around the world to mark establishment of the Fogarty International Center in 1968.
  • Dr. Christine Seidman and Dr. Jonathan Kaltman on stage.

    Harvard’s Seidman Discusses Heart Research

    ​Dr. Joan Postow is no stranger to cardiology offices. As early as age 3, she was diagnosed with a heart murmur and by age 20 she began experiencing chest pains.
Neuron responds to pulling of single hair.

On the Cover

Neuron responds to pulling of single hair. An NIH study has uncovered specialized mouse neurons that play a unique role in pain.

Photo: Jeremy & Nichole Swan