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June 11, 2021

  • head & shoulders shot of Valantine smiling

    Valantine Discusses Genomics in Organ Transplantation

    In a virtual lecture, “Inclusive Excellence in Biomedical Research—Applying Genomics to Unravel Health Disparities in Organ Transplantation,” Dr. Hannah Valantine used evidence from some of her NHLBI clinical studies on organ rejection to make the case for diversity in the scientific workforce.
  • A smiling Renee Fleming wearing a red blazer speaks from her home.

    Panelists Collaborate to Develop Toolkit for Music-Based Therapies

    Performers and music lovers the world over will attest that music moves and rejuvenates us, affecting our brains in profound ways. But can investigators prove it? World-renowned soprano Renée Fleming joins researchers to help create a framework to spur data-driven research on the impact of music on health.
  • Tromberg stands in front of a display table and speaks to several senators under a tent

    Senators Visit NIH, Take Home Tech

    NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci welcomed a bipartisan contingent of U.S. senators and staff members to NIH. A tour of a Vaccine Research Center lab, a demonstration of Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) technology, a briefing on mental health amid the pandemic and a discussion of the potential “ARPA-H” were packed into the afternoon.
  • Dr. Widemann

    NIH’ers Among 2021 Sammies Finalists

    Five employees of NIH are among 29 finalists for the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies), the nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service recently announced. The partnership called the 29 nominees “exceptional federal employees who have helped make the nation healthier, safer and more prosperous.”
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On the Cover

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (purple), isolated from a patient sample. Image at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md.

Photo: NIAID

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