Dr. Daniel Kastner, scientific director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, was named the Federal Employee of the Year as part of the 2018 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals program, known as the “Sammies.”
Dr. Patricia Grady retired from federal service on Aug. 31 after 30 years at NIH, including 23 years as director of the National Institute of Nursing Research.
Dr. Bonnie Mathieson, who had a long and distinguished career at NIH spanning 43 years, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 8.
Dr. Roderic Pettigrew, who retired as director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering last fall, was honored at a farewell ceremony Mar. 1 at Stone House.
NINR recently announced the appointment of three new members to its National Advisory Council for Nursing Research.
Dr. T. Michael Redmond, chief of the NEI Laboratory of Retinal Cell and Molecular Biology, was honored with the 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award on Sept. 4 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Dr. Kelly Gebo has joined the All of Us Research Program as chief medical and scientific officer.
Each year, NIH celebrates the achievements of PHS Commissioned Corps officers.
Dr. Fred Taylor, leader of NIGMS’s Division for Research Capacity Building, recently said farewell to a distinguished career at NIH.
Dr. Elliot Vesell, who served as a clinical associate at what was then the National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases from 1963 to 1965, and who was head of the section on pharmacogenetics at the National Heart Institute from 1965 to 1968, died on July 23.