National Institutes of Health ( NIH )


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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research. Its science and engineering counterpart is the National Science Foundation. It comprises 27 separate institutes, centers, and offices which includes the Office of the Director. Francis S. Collins is the current Director.

NIH press release, blog etc

10/19/2017 - 14:26 NCCIH introduces Know the Science initiative
10/17/2017 - 16:07 Experts Outline Pathway to a Universal Influenza Vaccine
10/17/2017 - 07:57 Norman Sharpless sworn in as director of the National Cancer Institute
10/16/2017 - 09:04 Healthy lifestyle reduces heart attack, stroke risk after gestational diabetes, NIH study shows
10/12/2017 - 12:35 New regions of the human genome linked to skin color variation in some African populations
10/12/2017 - 07:18 NIH partners with 11 leading biopharmaceutical companies to accelerate the development of new cancer immunotherapy strategies for more patients
10/11/2017 - 10:05 NIH completes atlas of human DNA differences that influence gene expression
10/10/2017 - 10:10 Ovarian reserve tests fail to predict fertility, NIH-funded study suggests
10/10/2017 - 07:19 Durable end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic likely will require an HIV vaccine
10/06/2017 - 11:33 DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed by ZATT protein
10/05/2017 - 14:09 NIH to fund seven Research Centers in Minority Institutions
10/05/2017 - 12:19 NIH to fund Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities
10/05/2017 - 08:18 Monoclonal antibodies against Zika show promise in monkey study
10/05/2017 - 08:07 NIH Directors high-risk research awards announced for 2017
10/05/2017 - 07:30 Multiple research approaches are key to pandemic preparedness, NIAID officials say
10/04/2017 - 12:22 NIDCR announces 2017 Sustaining Outstanding Achievement in Research awards
10/04/2017 - 04:53 NIH Grantee Wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
10/03/2017 - 09:34 NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains