On Mar. 25, his 80th birthday, Dr. John Gallin stepped into a new phase of the career into which he invested more than a half century: He retired as NIH associate director for clinical research and chief scientific officer of the Clinical Center (CC) in route to designation as a scientist emeritus.
Journalist David Quammen has written multiple books about the Covid-19 pandemic. He recently stopped by NIAID's Rocky Mountain Laboratories to discuss researching his latest book and to offer tips on effective science writing.
U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) visited NIH Mar. 27 to meet with NEI Director Dr. Michael Chiang and to tour NEI’s section on ocular and stem cell translational research, led by Dr. Kapil Bharti. Bharti’s lab is pioneering applications for patient-derived stem cells.
NIH Acting Deputy Director Dr. Tara Schwetz visited Bowie State University earlier this year to get a first-hand look at the nursing and natural life science departments. Several other NIH leaders joined her on the campus tour.
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Monkeypox Virus. Colorized scanning electron micrograph of mpox virus (red) on the surface of infected VERO E6 cells (green). Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md.