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May 5,2017

  • Dr. Shadlen speaks at podium.

    What Can Brain Mechanics Tell Us About Decision-Making?

    For much of the past two decades, Dr. Michael Shadlen, professor and HHMI investigator in the department of neuroscience at Columbia University, and his colleagues have been studying decision-making from the inside out—examining mechanisms of the brain known to be involved in choice.
  • Dr. DeBakey and Jerry Lewis

    NLM Commemorates Heart Surgeon DeBakey

    Speaking at the first annual NLM Michael DeBakey Lecture in the History of Medicine on Mar. 21 in Lister Hill Auditorium, Dr. Shelley McKellar told of the prominent surgeon who garnered great media attention for his medical achievements and for the roster of notables he treated.
  • Dr. Groopman speaks at NIH.

    Liver Cancer on Rise, Aflatoxin Contributes, Says Groopman

    “Liver cancer is one of the most profoundly important cancers on our planet,” said Dr. John Groopman of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He gave the biannual NCI Stars in Nutrition and Cancer lecture Mar. 21 in Lipsett Amphitheater.
  • Drs. Aiken and Grady

    Aiken Presents Nursing’s Impact on Patient Outcomes

    Dr. Linda Aiken recently presented the first NINR Director’s Lecture of 2017, giving a talk, “Nursing’s Impact on Patient Outcomes.”
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Scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic HeLa cell

Photo: Tom Deerinck

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