Nearly a year to the day that NIH’s 16th director stepped down, interim leader Dr. Lawrence Tabak presided over the 125th meeting of the advisory committee to the director (ACD) on Dec. 8-9. He presented a packed agenda and a strong message: "...We are moving ahead…because the science can’t wait. Our patients can’t wait.”
In India, responses to past pandemics have been shaped by common beliefs, practices and traditions and sometimes even superstition. In a recent seminar, Dr. John Mathew of Krea University in India explores how Indian culture has informed the experience of pandemics from cholera, plague and influenza to Covid-19.
Dr. Carolyn Rodriguez spoke about novel treatments for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) that are in development, during a recent CC Grand Rounds lecture. “I’m really excited for what’s on the horizon and have hope for the field,” said Rodriguez, associate dean at Stanford University and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
Podcasts are everywhere. NIH is no stranger to this medium when communicating to the public, with several streaming today and others under development. How did the shows come about? Who are the voices you hear?
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Messenger RNA (mRNA)– nanoparticle vaccine encoding hemagglutinin antigens (H with number) from all 20 known influenza subtypes