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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health
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March 31, 2023

  • Head shot, Dr. Richard Mizelle, Jr.

    Diabetes History Has Present-Day Implications

    An estimated 37 million people in the U.S. are living with diabetes, which disproportionately affects African Americans and other minorities. Historian Dr. Richard Mizelle, Jr. discusses issues of race, environment and technology that shape the history and complications of diabetes, questions that reverberate in today's world.
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    Center for Information Technology Marks 25 Years

    CIT’s original mission was to provide, coordinate and manage information technology, and to advance computational science, and since its founding 25 years ago, CIT has played a key role in developing information technology solutions for NIH.
  • Gehl sits in the Inn lounge, surrounded by books, holding up her book as kids look on.

    Book Event Inspires Kids at the Children’s Inn

    Children, who are staying at the Children's Inn while getting treated at the Clinical Center, are treated to a lively and interactive reading of Who is a Scientist? by author Laura Gehl.
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On the Cover

Wound healing requires the action of stem cells. In mice that lack the Sept2/ARTS gene, stem cells involved in wound healing live longer and wounds heal faster and more thoroughly than in normal mice. This confocal microscopy image from a mouse lacking the Sept2/ARTS gene shows a tail wound in the process of healing. Cell nuclei are in blue. Red and orange mark hair follicle stem cells, which activate to cause hair regrowth, an indication of healing.

Photo: Yaron Fuchs and Samara Brown/NIH

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