NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
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June 21, 2024

  • Doudna Describes Exciting Future for CRISPR

    CRISPR genome editing is a powerful tool that can treat many genetic diseases. If it’s to reach its full potential, scientists must develop new delivery methods, said CRISPR pioneer Dr. Jennifer Doudna,
  • Tisdale Develops New Options for Treating SCD

    In celebration of Makers Month, we spotlight the work of Dr. John Tisdale whose decades-long research on sickle cell disease paved the way for two recent FDA-approved cell-based gene therapies.
  • Ostrander Connects Canine, Human Mental Health

    Research into dog genetics may have useful applications for human health. NHGRI's Dr. Elaine Ostrander expounds on the behavioral genetics of canines at a recent Demystifying Medicine lecture.
  • Bertagnolli Delivers Commencement Address at Alma Mater

    NIH Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli returned to her alma mater, the University of Utah, recently as commencement ceremony guest speaker. “So many people from so many walks of life are counting on you," she told the graduates.
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The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

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