On Apr. 15, NIAID’s Dr. Hilary Marston became the first speaker in a series begun by the intramural program’s new COVID-19 scientific interest group. Her talk, “The Biomedical Research Response to COVID-19: A View from NIAID,” attracted nearly 1,200 viewers.
When an NIAMS intramural researcher became the first NIH employee to test positive for the novel coronavirus on, Mar. 15, NIAMS mobilized. By the next morning, the institute had recruited volunteers to help mitigate the spread of the virus on campus.
Lcdr. Tameika Kastner of ORS’s Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) received a phone call: she was to deploy for the Public Health Service’s response to support passengers who had returned to the United States.
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Scientists supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences work on a kidney on a chip.