Dr. Lorna Role was recently named scientific director at NINDS. She officially joined the institute in February. She will oversee NINDS’s Intramural Research Program, which consists of 1,015 employees working in 48 labs on the NIH campus.
Six new members recently joined the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council.
Mary Bochanis, one of the longest-serving volunteers at the Children’s Inn at NIH, passed away Mar. 7 at age 94.
Dr. Saul Rosen, whose 35-year career was spent entirely at NIH, died peacefully at home on Feb. 28 at age 90.
Dr. Nicolaas (Nic) Fourie, a longtime member of NINR’s Intramural Research Program, died suddenly on Feb. 23.
Dr. Michael Engelgau, who helped establish and guide NHLBI’s CTRIS in his role as its first deputy director, has retired.
NIGMS recently bid fond farewells to a number of long-time employees. Combined, this group of retirees put in more than 117 years at the institute. Among the retirees are scientific staff members Dr. Janna Wehrle, Dr. Hinda Zlotnik and Dr. Richard Okita.
It’s a good bet that the countless number of people who have given blood at the NIH Blood Bank over the last 22 years under the skillful hand of Gladys Sanders had no idea they were making a trip to the dentist.
Four NIH scientists named AAAS fellows
NICHD's Dr. Juan Bonifacino named ASCB fellow