June 8, 2004
Vol. LVI, No. 12
Studies Complex World
of Insect Saliva
NHLBI 'PALS Up' with Heart Health
Where There's Smoke, There Is Barbecue
Hingson Joins NIAAA as Division Director
Research Festival Calls for Poster Abstracts by July 2
Donations Sought for Historical Value
Cicadas Return to Campus
Study Subjects Sought
U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
NIH Record Archives
Hard-Won Spending Authority Now Key
Director's Discretionary Fund To Mark 15 Years
By Carla Garnett
What do the Women's Health Initiative and the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research
have in common? Besides having the potential to improve the health
of billions of people worldwide, both have similar roots: seeds
for them were sown by a relatively young and comparatively
small spending authority, the Director's Discretionary Fund
M O R E . . .
President Visits NIH To Discuss Reading
By Rich McManus
President George W. Bush paid his second call on NIH in 15 months on May 12 when he visited Natcher auditorium to emcee a five-person "Conversation on Reading" that touted his No Child Left Behind legislation and its "Reading First" initiative. The 40-minute session featured the contributions of NICHD's Dr. G. Reid Lyon, an authority on the science underlying the complex task of reading whose findings undergird the President's approach to a national literacy problem.
||President Bush touts his reading program.
M O R E . . .