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An astronaut in a space suit holds out a small plastic card containing human cells for study.

October 2, 2020

  • Dr. Brownstein

    Digital Disease Detection Needs Boost, Brownstein Says

    The current global coronavirus pandemic is going to be a poster child for all sorts of future public health preparation, but perhaps nowhere more actionably than in real-time surveillance of an infectious disease as it explodes across the world.
  • A smiling Dr. Eleni Frangos in the lab

    Experts Expound on Interoceptive Processes

    Breathing, heartbeat, cravings, fatigue, even pain: these internal processes are part of a mind-body connection called interoception. Three experts recently spoke virtually, describing the conscious and unconscious aspects of this process and how they can be modulated to improve physical and emotional well-being.
  • Dr. Helen Burgess

    Burgess Illuminates Light’s Role in Health

    Many of us have been spending more time inside during the pandemic, and one impact is less exposure to light. In a virtual NCCIH lecture, Dr. Helen Burgess explored the topic.
  • CC Offers Asymptomatic Testing for SARS-CoV-2 to NIH Staff

    The Clinical Center is now offering asymptomatic testing for SARS-CoV-2 to all staff, including those who are not yet eligible to return to their physical workspaces. Although the program is voluntary, employees are strongly encouraged to participate.
An astronaut in a space suit holds out a small plastic card containing human cells for study.

On the Cover

Tissue Chip in Space. An example of a tissue chip—research supported by NCATS.


The NIH Record

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

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock

Dana Talesnik

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