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NEI Director Sieving Retires

Dr. Paul Sieving retired as NEI director on July 29. When Sieving arrived at NEI in 2001, science was at a turning point, with recent sequencing of the first human genome. Under his direction, NEI created key resources that enabled researchers to employ new technologies in genetics, neuroscience and imaging.

PECASE Honors Nine NIH’ers

Nine NIH’ers were recently named recipients of the Presidential Early-Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). PECASE is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to outstanding young scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.


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