With 2023 upon us and so many extraordinary human and philosophical resources around us, we must seize the opportunity to bring these “shining stars” into alignment to make our world brighter and clearer for all people.
When 20-year-old Edward Tabor tried to register to vote at the Montgomery County, Maryland, Board of Elections office in February 1968, he saw his application, and his parents’ voter cards, destroyed in front of him. The subsequent protest by the Tabor family and their neighbors eventually reached all the way to the United States Supreme Court.
Workshops and Trainings for NIH IRP Faculty, PIs, Staff Scientists, and Staff Clinicians
Once upon a time, the Office of Intramural Research (OIR) offered a two-day “New PI” course for new tenure-track investigators. The course taught them how to lead and manage a research group and especially how to work with and mentor trainees. This year OIR, with the help of the Office of Intramural Training and Education, is offering such courses that are open to all NIH faculty—PIs, Staff Scientists, and Staff Clinicians.
Read about NIH scientific advances and discoveries by intramural scientists: experimental cancer vaccine slows tumor growth; and live tracking of immune cell signaling; how cadmium exposure affects heart development; bridging the gap between genetics and ADHD; how brain activity is fine-tuned; some cancer and autoimmunity drugs may increase susceptibility to sars-cov-2 infection.
FOUR NIHERS ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE IN 2022
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting in October 2022. Four are from NIH: Carlos Blanco, Eugene V. Koonin, Bruce J. Tromberg, and Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque.