NIH invited renowned opera singer and Grammy and National Medal of Arts winner Renée Fleming to give the annual J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture on May 13. As a musician and participant in NIH research on the relationship of music to brain activity, Fleming shared her perspectives on how music influences well-being.
It began as an ambitious idea. Now, one year after the launch of the All of Us Research Program, there is already much to celebrate. So far, more than 190,000 people from all 50 states have enrolled in the program, many of whom come from communities historically underrepresented in biomedical research.
Last year, Dr. Idowu Aimola was teaching biochemistry at the largest university in Nigeria. Genomic research is rare there, he said, and applying data science to that research isn’t even mentioned in the curriculum. Today, he’s learning those skills in the lab of NIH director Dr. Francis Collins.
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A nanovesicle assembled from individual gold nanorods. The beard has a polymer coating on the surface of the vesicle.