Friday, December 4, 2015
Sometimes you have to go to the president. John S. Millis, chairman of the President's Panel on Heart Disease, and National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) Director Theodore Cooper met on June 27, 1972 with President Richard Nixon to review the Heart Research Agreement between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Read more...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
"Over the years, as I was in the Congress, I watched NIH grow into the world's foremost medical research institution," Ford said. "I followed your achievements — the breakthroughs that you have achieved here and in laboratories which you support around the world."
Friday, November 20, 2015
In December 1979, the IRP's Dr. Earl Stadtman, chief of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) Laboratory of Biochemistry, received the National Medal of Science from President Jimmy Carter.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
“When President Reagan came to NIH and visited our ward, Phil took him on rounds and was holding a baby who had HIV. He said, ‘Here, Mr. President, why don’t you hold him."
Friday, October 23, 2015
Children surround President George H.W. Bush at the opening of the NIH Children’s Inn on June 21, 1990.
Friday, October 16, 2015
The NIH is "one of America's great citadels of hope, not only for our people, but also for the world," said President Bill Clinton at the dedication of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center (VRC) on June 9, 1999.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Presidents usually visit for happy occasions, but February 3, 2003, President George W. Bush described Project BioShield, a plan for research and production of drugs to combat bioterrorism.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Congress holds the purse-strings, but presidents provide initiatives. This month we’ll look at the NIH relationship with past presidents.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The plaza in front of Building 1 was named for Paul G. Rogers, a Congressional representative from Florida also known as “Mr. Health.” The only outdoor honor for a lawmaker on the campus, the plaza pleased Rogers because of his interests in health and the environment.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
NIH Clinical Center staff wore these colorful patches in the 1970s-80s.