Understanding how a type of white blood cell called a neutrophil behaves at the site of a tissue injury might one day lead to advances in wound repair and inflammation, said Dr. Anna Huttenlocher, at the first in-person NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture in Lipsett Amphitheater since March 2020.
In a talk titled “How did birds evolve the capacity to vocalize?,” NIH grantee Dr. Cliff Tabin shared some of his group’s research on birds gaining voice. The work has implications for functional and structural developments in human health and in the animal kingdom at large.
Research shows that socioeconomic disadvantages affect the developing brain, beginning in infancy and even earlier. In this NIMH Director's Innovation lecture, Dr. Cynthia Rogers uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study how these adverse exposures impair development and can lead to poor outcomes for the child.
Two NIH employees are among the 2022 finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies)—considered the "Oscars of federal service."
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Zebrafish embryo. The blue areas are cell bodies, the green lines are blood vessels and the red glow is blood. The image was created by stitching together five individual images captured by a hyperspectral multipoint confocal fluorescence microscope that was developed at the Eliceiri Laboratory.
Photo: andreas velten, eliceiri Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-madison