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“Reading Between the Tweets: Social Technologies for Predicting and Changing Health Behavior” is the topic of an upcoming virtual lecture by Dr. Sean Young, executive director of the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology and associate professor of medicine and informatics, University of California, Irvine.
The NIH Blood Bank is currently experiencing low blood product inventory, in the context of nationwide shortages. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has negatively affected blood drives and donor recruitment.
The International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) hosts an annual freezer challenge, https://www.freezerchallenge.org/, where thousands of labs from private companies, universities and government organizations compete to see who can reduce the most energy consumed by the freezers in their labs.
Pedestrians crossing underneath Rockville Pike, between NIH and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, via the new Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) tunnel can get a life-size glimpse of the NIH mission, history and research.
Dr. Omolola Ogunyemi will deliver the NLM Ada Lovelace Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET via videocast. She will discuss “Tackling Diabetic Retinopathy in a Safety Net Healthcare Setting with Telehealth and Machine Learning.”
NIH’s 2021 Combined Federal Campaign will host a virtual Halloween Charity Fair and Mask Contest on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Returning this year by popular demand, the event combines fun and CFC information.
Join the Office of Disease Prevention for a Methods: Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Michael Proschan on the use of randomization-based inference in prevention research. This webinar will take place on Friday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. ET.
Registration is open for the Office of Dietary Supplements 25th Anniversary Scientific Symposium that will take place virtually on Oct. 25–26.
The 2021 Feds Feed Families Virtual Campaign has ended. This summer, NIH donated almost 175,000 pounds of food to our local communities to assist children, older adults, veterans and families who are in need.