NIDDK director Dr. Griffin Rodgers honored by American Society of Nephrology
Dr. Karyl Swartz led CSR’s Early Career Reviewer (ECR) program. ECR has developed more than 3,000 qualified scientists without NIH review experience to participate in CSR study sections.
Carole Kemm Regan, former laboratory manager of NCI’s Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, suddenly passed away at the age of 72 on Jan. 7.
Ron Hunt, who retired recently as an administrative officer in the Center for Scientific Review, describes NIH as the biggest influence on his life. Not only did he see first-hand the value of NIH research, he said, but also he learned “not to sweat the small stuff.”
Dr. Robert Carter has been named acting director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
Dr. Lance Optican, chief of the section on neural modeling in NEI’s Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research, will be retiring this spring.
Dr. Stephen Katz passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 20, 2018, at age 77.
Dr. Judith Vaitukaitis, 78, an accomplished reproductive neuroendocrinologist and clinical researcher, died Oct. 19.
Dr. Okihide Hikosaka is a recipient of the 2018 Gruber Prize in Neuroscience.
Senior investigator and medical officer Dr. Manuel “Manny” Datiles III of NEI retired in September.