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NIH funds eleven Research Centers in Minority Institutions

August 23, 2019 - 6:15pm
Program develops and strengthens the research infrastructure necessary to conduct state-of-the-art biomedical research and foster the next generation of researchers from underrepresented populations.

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Memory T cells shelter in bone marrow, boosting immunity in mice with restricted diets

August 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
NIH findings suggest how immune system evolved to withstand food scarcity.

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NIH funds genetic counseling resource ahead of million-person sequencing effort

August 21, 2019 - 1:30pm
Genetic counseling and technological infrastructure for the All of Us Research Program to be provided by Color.

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NIH study in mice identifies type of brain cell involved in stuttering

August 19, 2019 - 5:15pm
Discovery could lead to targets for new therapies

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Leaders of NIH’s All of Us Research Program recap progress and next steps

August 14, 2019 - 9:00pm
Strong progress has been made in efforts to advance precision medicine

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Study finds link between long-term exposure to air pollution and emphysema

August 13, 2019 - 6:45pm
Findings might explain why some people who never smoked develop lung disease.

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Intensive blood pressure control may slow age-related brain damage

August 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
NIH-funded imaging study shows link between blood pressure and white matter lesions.

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Enterovirus antibodies detected in acute flaccid myelitis patients

August 13, 2019 - 10:00am
NIH-funded study adds to knowledge about rare condition.

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Smoldering spots in the brain may signal severe MS

August 12, 2019 - 4:30pm
NIH study provides hope for diagnosing and testing effectiveness of new treatments for more disabling forms of multiple sclerosis.

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Independent monitoring board recommends early termination of Ebola therapeutics trial in DRC because of favorable results with two of four candidates

August 12, 2019 - 2:00pm
The study is part of the emergency response to an ongoing Ebola outbreak in the North Kivu and Ituri Provinces.

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NIH-funded study will test seasonal flu vaccines with two experimental adjuvants

August 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
Adjuvants are compounds added to vaccines to induce stronger and longer-lasting immune responses

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NIH researchers uncover role of repetitive DNA and protein sequences in tumor evolution

August 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
Discovery may be useful in cancer diagnosis.

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Experimental respiratory syncytial virus vaccine prompts antibody surge

August 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Structure-based candidate designed by NIH scientists.

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“Wildling” mice could help translate results in animal models to results in humans

August 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
NIH researchers create mouse colony to address shortcomings of laboratory mice.

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Scientists discover immune cell subtype in mice that drives allergic reactions

August 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
NIH-funded study suggests targeting cell may help prevent anaphylaxis in humans.

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Experimental treatment slows prion disease, extends life of mice

August 1, 2019 - 4:15pm
Prion diseases occur when normally harmless prion protein molecules become abnormal and gather in clusters and filaments in the body.

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Clinical trial to evaluate experimental treatment in people allergic to multiple foods

August 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
NIH and partners to assess whether Omalizumab can reduce allergic reactions.

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Psoriasis therapy linked to reduced coronary inflammation in patients with the skin condition

July 31, 2019 - 3:15pm
Novel imaging biomarker could track interventions on coronary artery disease.

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NIH enables imaging in lifestyle interventions trial for Alzheimer’s disease

July 29, 2019 - 1:00pm
Federal funding will add important data on impact of diet, exercise.

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Report: Dry AMD requires broad, systems biology approach leveraging big data, multiple disciplines

July 26, 2019 - 8:15pm
Working group recommends strategy shift to discover dry AMD treatments.

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