Being a leader is not something one learns to do overnight; nor is it something that only comes with a high rank and an official title. Leadership is a philosophy, a way of life, and a method through which one mentors and inspires people, shapes and develops complex programs, and implements a vision for a project or organization.
NIH Selects Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Lawrence A. Tabak, Acting NIH Director, has named Jeanne M. Marrazzo as Director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Marrazzo is currently Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama) and is expected to begin her role as NIAID Director in the fall.
Making the Transfer from Bench to Bedside a Reality
The NIH Catalyst is commemorating 30 years of publishing with a series of updates to past coverage. In this issue, we highlight the exceptional evolution of technology transfer at NIH and celebrate how brilliant ideas can be translated to clinical breakthroughs.
Read about scientific advances and discoveries by NIH intramural scientists: weaker immune response in children with mitochondrial disorders; tumor cell’s location and environment affect its identity; primitive sea creature provides clues to aging and healing;proteins in plasma portend risk of dementia; women treated for breast cancer may age faster; cells preparing for mitosis can reverse their decision to divide.