NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
A 3D print of hemagglutinin. The colorful model has many curly lines that look like pipe cleaners.

August 5, 2022

  • Three Young Siblings Participate in First-in-Human Gene Therapy Trial

    Two years ago, the Flysjo family came to the Clinical Center for an experimental treatment for their 3 children who have an ultra-rare disease that's fatal in childhood. Coming from Sweden just as the Covid-19 pandemic erupted, they arrived in the U.S. just under the wire, and recently returned for a follow-up visit.
  • Costs of Long Covid Becoming Clear

    ​The toll of Covid-19 hospitalizations and deaths is just the tip of the iceberg, warned Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly during a Covid-19 scientific interest group lecture. The consequences of the infectious disease’s long-term effects lie just below the surface. “We need to focus on the long haul and what’s beneath that tip,” he said.
  • Former Intern Graduates to Pro Gridiron Career

    NIH trainees usually rise to success, but Zion Johnson took it to a new level. The Los Angeles Chargers selected the former NIH Pathways intern and First Team All-American offensive lineman as their first round pick in the 2022 National Football League draft.
  • Researchers with Disabilities Discuss Work Experiences

    ​From “living with disabilities” to “thriving with disabilities,” a paradigm shift in people’s perspective of disability doesn’t come easy. It starts with sharing experiences. Scientists discussed the joys and challenges of disability during a diversity & inclusion panel.
A 3D print of hemagglutinin. The colorful model has many curly lines that look like pipe cleaners.

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3D print of hemagglutinin, one of the proteins found on the surface of influenza virus that enables the virus to infect human cells.


The NIH Record

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

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