Recently, NIH Director Dr. Elias Zerhouni traveled extensively in India, Africa, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, discussing with medical experts and government officials the issues of world health and NIH's global outreach..... Continue Reading, 'From the NIH Director: A Global Health System'
Then & Now: Research Pays Off for All Americans / The Fight against Infectious Killers in the Developing World
Mildred Ray Harrison was born in New Orleans on December 17, 1886, the youngest of nine brothers and sisters. She and her sister, Daisy, six years older, lived into their 90s. Their seven siblings – Claude, Stella May, Claudia... Continue Reading, 'Then & Now: Research Pays Off for All Americans / The Fight against Infectious Killers in the Developing World'
Since its origin 25 years ago, the database of nucleic acid sequences known as GenBank has become one of the key tools that scientists worldwide use to conduct biomedical and biologic research. Established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1982, GenBank has grown...Continue Reading, '25 Years of GenBank'
Children need the comfort and security of their families—especially when they are being treated for a life-threatening illness far from home. The Children's Inn is a private, non-profit, family-centered residence at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland...Continue Reading, 'The Place Where Hope Lives.'
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