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January 22, 2002
Vol. LIV, No. 2

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To Diagnose His Disease, 'Poe' Visits NIH

Internship Program
Opens Doors For Hispanics

NIA Searches for
Genes Involved in Age-Related Diseases

NHGRI Research Fellow Wins Marshall Scholarship

Safe in the Palm (Pilot)
of Your Hand?

Bottone's Book for Kids
Hits Smithsonian List

News Briefs

New Appointments




Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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Growing Older Successfully
Seminar Finds Aging 'Not Just About Old People Anymore'

By Carla Garnett

Seminar panelist Dr. Laura Carstensen discusses aging.

While it may be true that "the old gray mare ain't what she used to be," it is becoming increasingly clear to researchers that she needn't be put out to pasture because of it. According to panelists at a recent seminar on Successful Aging, staying healthy, fit and active are the keys not only to living well into one's old age, but also living into one's old age well.
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Former Director's Memoir
Fredrickson Reflects on Politics of Recombinant DNA Research

By Rich McManus

Among the privileges of being an esteemed ex-director of NIH are that you can deliver a lecture in Lipsett Amphitheater wearing a comfortable pair of sneakers, and that, a quarter century after the fact, you can let the world in on your savvy political machinations — including hard-sell tactics that verged on the questionable — that enabled science to tread in new directions despite Frankensteinian fears in the public imagination at the time.
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