NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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June 14, 2019

  • Fleming Discusses Healing Powers of Music

    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.
  • Improving Inclusion, Data Access for ‘All of Us’

    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.
  • NIH’ers Celebrate Bike to Work Day

    Under sunny skies, hundreds of NIH’ers pedaled to work for NIH’s annual Bike to Work Day on May 17. For many, the event helps kickstart their bike commuting season.
  • New Fellowships Bring African Scientists to Train at NIH

    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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On the Cover

A nanovesicle assembled from individual gold nanorods. The beard has a polymer coating on the surface of the vesicle.

Shawn Chen

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

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