News Releases - December 2013
December 30, 2013 — Awards will support creative and transformative approaches to prepare students for successful biomedical research careers.
December 23, 2013 — Origins of “timezyme” have implications for understanding sleep, retina disorders.
December 23, 2013 — POTUS chooses 20 NIH scientists for this yearís Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
December 23, 2013 — Testing during routine checkups indicates earlier diagnosis possible.
December 18, 2013 — NIHís 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey shows high rates of marijuana use; decreases in abuse of pain relievers and synthetic drugs.
December 17, 2013 — Opportunities focus on developing tools and technologies for advancing our understanding of brain circuitry.
December 17, 2013 — New projects advance treatments for acute radiation syndrome, brain injury from cardiac arrest and a rare blood disorder.
December 17, 2013 — Networks will lead HIV/AIDS clinical trials research through 2021.
December 16, 2013 — NIH announces research projects funded largely by donation from the NFL.
December 13, 2013 — NIH-funded study suggests brain blood vessel cells may be therapeutic targets for Alzheimerís diseases.
December 12, 2013 — Children of two-parent homes grow up to have lower rates of adult hypertension.
December 12, 2013 — Study calls for a shift in understanding of how complex cell types evolved.
December 12, 2013 — Stroke remains number one cause of disability and fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
December 11, 2013 — NIH network study documents elevated risk associated with marijuana, other substances.
December 11, 2013 — NIH data-sharing collaboration with Life Technologies will advance genetic and translational research, therapeutic target discovery.
December 10, 2013 — New NIH study dispels concerns about addressing tobacco addiction among substance abuse patients
December 9, 2013 —Dr. Bourne will lead the NIH Big Data efforts.
December 8, 2013 — NIH scientists film early concussion damage and describe brainís response to injury.
December 5, 2013 — Clinical trial halted early due to positive results.
December 3, 2013 — She will join NCATS in January 2014.
December 2, 2013 — NIH networks five brain banks to overcome bottlenecks.
December 2, 2013 — NIH will invest an additional $100 million over the next three fiscal years.
December 2, 2013 — Researchers gain rapid access to first set of raw human genome sequence.
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