Skip to main content
NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
Kidney on a chip.

October 16, 2020

  • Dr. Alter at telebriefing

    NIH’s Alter Wins Nobel Prize

    Dr. Harvey Alter, senior scholar at the Clinical Center, has won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his contributions to the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. He is NIH's sixth intramural laureate.
  • ‘Little by Little’ Supports Habit Formation, Says Kim

    Most of us have heard the “pernicious and insidious” myth that it takes just 21 days to form a new habit or change a behavior, said Michael Kim, founder & CEO of Habit Design. “Based on the latest clinically validated scientific research, we now know it actually takes much, much longer than that to form healthy habits that matter—it’s more like 66 days or longer.”
  • Rodgers, Phillip Gorden and Allen Spiegel

    NIDDK Celebrates 70 Years of Improving Public Health

    For 70 years, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has been charged with tackling some of the most serious health problems; staff and grantees have brought talent and dedication to improve prevention, treatment and management of the conditions in the institute’s broad mission.
  • Dr. Lindsey Criswell

    NIAMS Prepares to Welcome New Director Criswell

    NIH has tapped Dr. Lindsey Criswell to be the new director of NIAMS. Criswell, vice chancellor of research and a professor at UCSF, will begin her new post in early 2021.
Kidney on a chip.

On the Cover

Kidney on a chip.

Photo: university of washington, NIH support from ncats

Back to Top