April 5, 2019

  • Dr. Jiang

    Exposome Tells Where You’ve Been, and When

    Imagine that there’s a way to identify and measure every substance you’re exposed to on a daily basis. That’s what visiting Dr. Chao Jiang did a few years ago.
  • Dr. Austin

    NIH Marks 9th Rare Disease Day in New Locale

    RDD on Feb. 28 was a mixture of teardrops and laughter as the research community, the patient advocacy community and industry scientists gathered.
  • Dr. Sandro Galea

    Galea Seeks to Widen the Dialogue

    Strengthening our health requires addressing societal symptoms that weaken it, argued Dr. Sandro Galea of Boston University School of Public Health.
  • Dr. Johnson

    NIH Community Drives ‘Optimize NIH’ Improvements

    “What ReImagine HHS and, in turn, Optimize NIH have been about is identifying areas that we can enhance and improve by working together,” said NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak
ionotropic glutamate receptor (iGluR) gating cycle looks like a red circle with balls of yellow lights around it

On the Cover

Illustration of the ionotropic glutamate receptor (iGluR) gating cycle using high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy data from the research of Dr. Joel Meyerson of NCI. iGluRs mediate excitatory synaptic transmission in the brain.

Photo: Veronica Falconieri & Sriram Subramaniam, NCI