Some 60 years ago, 11 visionary NIH scientists built a bridge—or more precisely, a virtual network of bridges—to help newcomers navigate the intramural research community. That vast infrastructure, a nonprofit called the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), Inc., has evolved immensely.
Palliative care is a process designed to improve the quality of life of patients suffering from serious or life-threatening illnesses. The process often occurs at the advanced or end stages of illness, when curative or life-prolonging options have run out. Dr. Myrick Shinall says such care should start much sooner.
After 2 years on a course behind the Clinical Center, the 36th NIH Institute Relay returned to its traditional site in front of Bldg. 1. The change in location did not impede last year’s winners, who repeated their victory again this year.