Equal Pay for Equal Work: A Concept Across Many Boundaries
NIH has made substantial progress in the past several years toward recognition and correction of inequities in many different arenas. Although this progress can never be as rapid or as complete as would be optimal, it has been achieved in ways that are perhaps more likely to be conducive to durable culture change than if it were instantaneously imposed by an external force.
ScHARe Platform Promotes Minority Participation in Science
The Science Collaborative for Health Disparitiesand Artificial Intelligence Bias Reduction (ScHARe), a joint National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and National Institute of Nursing Research initiative is designed to advance the science of health disparities and to improve health care delivery by revealing and minimizing biases in all their forms.
Yasmine Belkaid Appointed Institut Pasteur President
The Institut Pasteur (Paris) has appointed Yasmine Belkaid as its next President. Belkaid is currently the scientific director of the NIH Center for Human Immunology, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity, as well as chief of the Laboratory of Host Immunity and Microbiome and chief of the Metaorganism Immunity Section in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Read about scientific advances and discoveries by NIH intramural scientists: rare gene variants linked to age-related macular degeneration; new approach to treating liver cancer; software assembles complete genome sequences on demand; DNA sequencing during treatment predicts survival from acute myeloid leukemia; a protein crucial to the life cycle of SARS-CoV-2 has a new role; toxic protein that causes a rare muscular dystrophy also kills the precursors of the human nose.