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Scientific image of several cells resembling floating balloons with strings attached

October 13, 2023

  • Rosenberg’s Research Spans a Half-Century and Counting

    For nearly 50 years, NCI's Dr. Steven Rosenberg has blazed a trail in the fight against cancer, harnessing a patient's own immune system to fight the disease. Learn more about the father of cancer immunotherapy and his research in the latest in our series on NIH Makers.
  • Rizzi Appeals for Accessible, Usable, Functional Digital Environments

    Much of the digital world is inaccessible to people with disabilities, said Albert J. Rizzi, during the final DDM Seminar of 2023. That prevents them from living their life to the fullest. “When we make things universally accessible and usable for people with disabilities, we wind up making it a better place for people of all abilities,” said Rizzi.
  • Is Women’s Empowerment a Key to Climate Adaptation?

    “Women’s empowerment is key to changing behavior and building capacity for climate adaptation,” said Boston College professor and NIH climate and health scholar Dr. Praveen Kumar in a recent lecture.
  • NIH Designates People with Disabilities as a Population with Health Disparities

    Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable, director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), designated people with disabilities as a population with health disparities for research supported by NIH. The designation is one of several steps NIH is taking to ensure people with disabilities are represented in NIH research.
Scientific image of several cells resembling floating balloons with strings attached

On the Cover

First place winner, photo category, 2023 Show Us Your BRAINS! Photo & Video Contest. “Dark Commute at 4 a.m.” A confocal image of sparse GCaMP6f-expressing Purkinje cells in mouse cerebellum resembles the industrious contours of pre-dawn commuters.

Silas Busch/University of Chicago

The NIH Record

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

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

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