NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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June 7, 2024

  • Rathmell Leads Ambitious Charge Against Cancer

    Get to know Dr. Kimryn Rathmell—an oncologist and researcher who became the 17th presidentially appointed director of the National Cancer Institute in December. “This is an incredible period of time for cancer research," said Rathmell, who discussed her inspirations and goals during a recent interview.
  • Making New Molecules for New Uses

    Meet Dr. Malliga Iyer, a principal investigator at NIAAA, who developed two compounds that have shown to be effective in treating obesity and diabetes in animal models and are now candidates in human clinical trials.
  • Bike to Work Day Brings NIH Cyclists Together

    A few hundred NIH’ers stopped by the “pit stop” in front of Bldg. 1 to celebrate Bike to Work Day (BTWD) on May 17. More than 265 registered cyclists dropped by NIH’s station. The event encourages commuters to choose a healthier lifestyle while also helping to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality.
  • NIH To Pilot National Primary Care Research Network

    NIH is investing approximately $30 million to pilot a national primary care research network, called Communities Advancing Research Equity for Health™ (CARE for Health™), that aims to integrate clinical research in everyday primary care settings.
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Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause TB. A NIAID phase-1 clinical trial found a freeze-dried, temperature-stable experimental TB vaccine was safe and stimulated an immune response in healthy adults.


The NIH Record

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

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