January 11, 2019

  • NIH director Dr. Francis Collins presides at ACD meeting

    117th ACD Considers Wide Range of ‘Thorny Topics’

    The 117th meeting of the advisory committee to the NIH director tackles a thorny agenda, from shielding research from undue influences--both domestic and foreign--to ending the MACH trial after discovering improprieties in study design and implementation.
  • Dr. Hannah Valantine speaks at town hall meeting.

    Town Hall Meeting Clarifies New Anti-Harassment Effort

    The town hall meeting on NIH's new sexual harassment policy draws a crowd to Masur Auditorium. NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and panelists emphasize that "Sexual harassment does not work here."
  • Dr. Freeman Hrabowski is speaking at lectern.

    UMBC President Advocates for Inclusive Excellence in Science

    Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, longtime president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, shares his insights on training the next generation of biomedical investigators, regardless of their backgrounds. He calls for a change in culture regarding expectations of students who are underrepresented minorities.
  • Dr. Robert Redfield is speaking at podium.

    CDC Fights Opioid Crisis, Infectious Disease Outbreaks

    CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield reports that the nation's opioid epidemic bears with it an increased risk of infectious disease, including HIV and hepatitis C. There is, however, "science on the shelf" that can address both threats.
Fluorescent nanodiamonds in the lymph node of a mouse

On the Cover

Background-free imaging of magnetically modulated fluorescent nanodiamonds in the lymph node of a mouse.

Photo: Keir Neuman, NHLBI