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Executive Leadership Program Graduates 2017 Class

Leaders are valued at NIH and NIH has supported leadership development by offering programs such as the NIH Executive Leadership Program (ExLP). Recently, 20 leaders representing 15 institutes and centers graduated from the 7-month program.

NIA Alumnus Warner Mourned

Dr. Huber Warner, a biochemist who led the National Institute on Aging’s Biology of Aging Program, died on Sept. 12 in St. Paul, Minn. He was 83.

Tabak Honored in England

NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak was one of seven “honorary graduands” recognized at King’s College London’s honorary degree ceremony.

Fond Farewells for NIEHS’s Birnbaum

Family, friends and colleagues packed the room Oct. 3 to celebrate the career and leadership of Dr. Linda Birnbaum as she retired after 40 years as a federal scientist, including 10 years as director of NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program (NTP).

Grantee Deisseroth Awarded Fresenius Prize

Germany’s Else Kroner-Fresenius Foundation awarded the 2017 Fresenius Research Prize to Stanford University professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Dr. Karl Deisseroth.

Machiela Named Stadtman Investigator

Dr. Mitchell Machiela was recently appointed Earl Stadtman tenure-track investigator in NCI’s Laboratory of Genetic Susceptibility. He studies the role of germline variation and somatic mosaicism in cancer risk.

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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