October 5, 2018

  • A crane lifts the magnet weighing 38,000 pounds.

    19-Ton Magnet Augments NIH MRI Facility

    Lowered through a hatch in the roof of the NIH MRI Research Facility (NMRF) on Aug. 25—with only an inch to spare on each side—was the ninth and newest member of a family of huge magnets used to conduct magnetic resonance imaging studies in humans.
  • Dr. Neville Sanjana speaking at the podium.

    Wachtel Awardees Discuss Advances in Cancer Genomics

    It’s an exciting time to be a young scientist, as new technology keeps opening new doors to scientific discovery. Two NIH early-career investigators recently discussed their research on cancer genomics, made possible by the latest genetic and analytic tools.
  • Dr. Max Gassmann

    Gassmann Lectures on High-Altitude Physiology

    People are naturally adapted to live at or close to sea level, where the body’s oxygenation is more optimal than in higher-altitude environments, said Dr. Max Gassmann in the Clinical Center’s FAES Education and Conference Suite recently.
  • Dr. Eugene Braunwald gives NHLBI 70th Anniversary Lecture.

    Braunwald Recalls His Early Days at NIH

    ​Dr. Eugene Braunwald, a cardiologist and distinguished Hersey professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has seen his field come a long way since starting his career in the early 1950s at NIH.
Microneedle flu vaccine patch application.

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Microneedle flu vaccine patch application. The microneedles dissolve within minutes after insertion into skin to release encapsulated drug or vaccine.

Photo: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech