To tell the evolving story of what havoc the novel coronavirus wreaks in people who die from it, NIH’s Covid-19 scientific interest group lecture series recently tapped the tag team of Dr. David Kleiner and Dr. Stefania Pittaluga, who presented “Covid-19 Autopsy Findings: A Joint Effort Between NYU-Winthrop Hospital and NCI—What Have We Learned So Far.”
NIH’s pioneering role in detecting suicide risk within the medical setting—in both children and adults—was the focus of a Clinical Center Grand Rounds webcast on Sept. 16, held in observance of Suicide Prevention Month.
No matter how exemplary your work output, merit alone won’t get you promoted, says a Wall Street executive. At a recent NIH DDM seminar, Harris offered valuable tips on how to climb up the career ladder.
Two NIH’ers have received 2020 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies). NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci was named Federal Employee of the Year. NCI distinguished investigator Dr. Ira Pastan received the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Award, which recognizes significant and sustained contributions during 20 or more years of federal service.
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Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes Covid-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (pink) cultured in the lab.