December 13, 2019

  • Dr. Louise Burke

    Does Keto Boost Sports Performance?

    Dr. Louise Burke, chief of nutrition strategy at the Australian Institute of Sport, presented “Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Exercise, Metabolism and Endurance Performance” at a recent seminar sponsored by NIDDK. Could carb-unloading help athletes reach the peak they’re pursuing?
  • Saini speaks at podium

    Good Science Accounts for Bias, Prejudice, Saini Says

    The best science challenges lazy thinking and looks beyond stereotypes, said Angela Saini, a British science journalist and broadcaster, in a recent lecture on “Gender, Race, and Power in Science,” at Lister Hill Auditorium, Bldg. 38A.
  • Salzberg stands at podium, smiling as he describes his research.

    Salzberg Uses Latest Tech Tools to Find, Analyze Novel Genes

    The global scientific community rejoiced when the first human genome was sequenced in the early 2000s. Now, as we continue to build upon that groundbreaking international research collaboration, is it possible there are more genes we haven’t yet discovered?
  • Gallin shakes hands with awardee Kochenderfer at podium draped with purple FNIH banner.

    NCI’s Kochenderfer Wins Trailblazer Prize

    NIH recently celebrated one of its own, Dr. James Kochenderfer, an investigator in NCI’s Surgery Branch, for his pioneering work developing T-cell transfer therapies for blood cancers. The Foundation for the NIH (FNIH) recently awarded Kochenderfer the second annual Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists.
Brown and beige wavy lines of collagen fibers in the knee

On the Cover

The crimp pattern (waviness) of collagen fibers in a medial collateral ligament, which is the ligament on the inner part of the knee.

Photo: Dr. Ray Vanderby, University of Wisconsin