Getting to Know 11 Stadtmans

More Investigators Join the Stadtman Ranks

Meet 11 more investigators who have become part of the Earl Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigator Program. The program, which was launched in 2009 and named for the legendary biochemist who worked at NIH for 50 years, is designed to recruit a diverse group of talented, early-career scientists pursuing interests across the biomedical-research spectrum. (Pictured: Sergio Ruiz Macias, NCI-CCR.)

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From the Deputy Director for Intramural Research

Seeing Is Believing

The NIH intramural program has always been at the leading edge of developing new approaches to visualize biological phenomena, and some recent investments highlight our desire to remain at the cutting edge.

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Recognizing 35 Years of Progress in Sjögren Syndrome Research

NIDCR Hosts a Special Grand Rounds to Celebrate

In 1984, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) established a clinic to evaluate people with salivary dysfunction and to better understand and find more effective treatments. To mark the clinic’s 35th anniversary, NIDCR hosted a special grand rounds in November 2019 to trace the past, present, and future of research on the condition.

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NEI: Using Artificial Intelligence for Quality Control of Stem Cell–Derived Tissues

Technique key to scaling up manufacture of therapies from induced pluripotent stem cells

Researchers from the National Eye Institute and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have used artificial intelligence (AI) to evaluate stem cell–derived “patches” of retinal pigment epithelium tissue for implanting into the eyes of patients with age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.

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From the Annals of NIH History

20 for 2020: Preserving the NIH in the 21st Century

What instruments will museum curators use to explain your work to the public in 2040?

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News You Can Use

OBSSR Can Help with Your Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Did you know that the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research is a resource for coordinating behavioral and social sciences research at NIH?

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Research Briefs

Read about discoveries made by NIH intramural researchers: cerebral organoids provide clues on how to prevent virus-induced brain-cell death; mild side effects with single antidepressant dose of intravenous ketamine; promising drug combination against lethal childhood brain cancers; high amounts of screen time begin as early as infancy; permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast-cancer risk; vesicles released by bacteria may reduce the spread of HIV in human tissue; and more.

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The Training Page: From the Fellows Committee

The Prescription for Acing an Interview Is Preparation and Practice

A job interview might be the gateway to your success, but all too often, not enough time is spent preparing. Fortunately, you don’t need to look far to find the resources that will help you to ace your interview.

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The SIG Beat: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Health Care

From Prevention and Diagnostics to Treatment

Scientists from academia, industry, and the federal government gathered for the workshop “Artificial Intelligence Healthcare–From Prevention and Diagnostics to Treatment” on October 1, 2019.

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The SIG Beat

NEWS FROM AND ABOUT THE NIH SCIENTIFIC INTEREST GROUPS

Read about two new SIGs and one that has a new name. 

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Scientific Moment

Lymph Node of Person with Untreated HIV

A microscopic image of a biopsied lymph node of a person with untreated HIV. NIH researchers found that in the setting of HIV-associated chronic immune activation, failure of HIV-specific B cells to enter or remain in the germinal centers may help explain the rarity of high-affinity protective antibodies.

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Obituaries 2019

Former NIH scientists and other NIH-affiliated people who died in 2019.

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Announcements

News about events, deadlines, lectures, the new FAES gift shop, and more.

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