The NIH Record

March 21, 2000
Vol. LII, No. 6

Nobel Laureate
GŁnter Blobel Visits NIH

Clinical Trials Web Site Debuts

Initiatives To Protect Participants in Gene Therapy Trials

Weinrich Named
New NCMRR Director


News Briefs

New Appointments

Awardees

Obituaries

Study Subjects Sought

Final Photo


U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives

'A Place of Respite'
NIH Family Lodge To Be Built Near Lasker Center on Campus

By Carla Garnett

For many years, Clinical Center caregivers have known of at least one thing almost all patients have in common: When a person is seriously ill, his or her family is also seriously affected. When treating the patient, a good caregiver has to think about treating the patient's family too.
M O R E . . .

African American History Program Urges Greater Attention to Health Disparities

By Sharon Ricks

Dr. Louis Sullivan speaks at African American program.

Today two healthy babies were born in the most affluent, technologically advanced country on the globe. One is a white female; the other is a black male. They were born in the same city, in the same hospital, and they both have proud, happy parents. But they are different. One will live to see her grandchildren grow up, the other will not.
M O R E . . .