NIAID's Dr. Dawei Lin, a coach and volunteer for the organization For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), talks about inspiring young people to pursue their interest in science through participation in an international robotics competition.
Two NIH scientists recently appeared on CBS’s Secret Celebrity Renovation. In the episode, which aired on Aug. 26, NCI’s Dr. Suresh Ambudkar and NIDCR’s Dr. Indu Ambudkar received a surprise deck and home office renovation from their son, actor Utkarsh Ambudkar.
CSR's Dr. Dipak Bhattacharyya has become addicted to running and the many health benefits it has conferred. An ultrarunner who continues to run daily, he ran a 328-mile race this past summer and is already signed up to do it again next year.
Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) recently met in Abuja, Nigeria, concluding a 10-year NIH Common Fund effort to spur a continent-wide genomic research collaboration.
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A specially engineered protein decoy (orange) mimics the 3D structure of the ACE2 receptor and blocks viral spikes from attaching to our cells. Read more about this potential anti-COVID therapy in the NIH Director’s Blog: https://bit.ly/3QWk4ko.