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NIH, NCI Directors Take Campus Tour

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At left, NINDS Scientific Director Dr. Jeff Diamond (l) and Dr. Angela Ballesteros (r), a new Stadtman investigator in NIDCD, host NCI Director Dr. Kimryn Rathmell (second from l) and NIH Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli in Ballesteros’s laboratory in the PNRC. Ballesteros is showing images of the mouse cochlea, the model that her laboratory uses to study the biophysical mechanisms underlying the first steps in hearing.

Photo:  Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

NIH Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli and NCI Director Dr. Kimryn Rathmell took a tour of campus on Dec. 20. Coordinated by Dan Wheeland, director of the Office of Research Facilities in the Office of Research Services, the tour included several buildings and presentations.

First stop was the Children’s Inn at NIH with CEO Jennie Lucca. Next came a visit to the Clinical Research Center with Dr. James Gilman, CEO.

Then it was on to the Porter Neuroscience Research Center (PNRC), where they were met by Dr. Jeff Diamond, NINDS scientific director. Final stop was NIH’s Central Utility Plant (CUP) with Dr. Farhad Memarzadeh, director, Division of Technical Resources, and Joe Nieves, chief, Utilities Generation Branch.

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