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October 2006

October 22-31, 2006
SIDS Infants Show Abnormalities In Brain Area Controlling Breathing, Heart Rate, October 31, 2006
In Most Comprehensive Study Yet, Two-Week Regimen Helps Stroke Survivors Regain Arm Control, October 31, 2006
NIEHS Conference will Explore Environmental Causes of Breast Cancer, October 31, 2006
Staph Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study, October 30, 2006
Fogarty International Center Funds 10 Awards for “Framework Programs”, October 30, 2006
NIH Announces Awards in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research, October 30, 2006
NIH Completes Formation of National Network of Nanomedicine Centers, October 27, 2006
Scientists Publish Analysis of Honey Bee Genome, October 26, 2006
Colloquium to Mark 25 Years of Improving Access to Mental Health Research Careers, October 26, 2006
New Study Has Important Implications for Influenza Surveillance, Vaccine Formulation, October 25, 2006
Mouse DNA To Aid Biomedical Research, October 25, 2006
Distinguished Bioengineer to Present “Natural Products: Challenges and Opportunities” at NCCAM’s Distinguished Lecture Series, October 23, 2006
News Advisory: Mouse DNA to Aid Biomedical Research, October 23, 2006
Researchers Report Initial Success in Promising Approach to Prevent Tooth Decay, October 23, 2006
Gene Variation Affects Pain Sensitivity and Risk of Chronic Pain, October 22, 2006

October 15-21, 2006
National Cancer Institute Hosts Session on New Developments in Nanotechnology, October 20, 2006
NIAID Scientists Identify Human Protein that Helps Chickenpox and Shingles Virus Spread, October 19, 2006
NCI Releases Preliminary Data on Genetic Susceptibility for Prostate Cancer, October 19, 2006
NIH Opens Health Information Center at Jackson Medical Mall, October 19, 2006
NIEHS Allocates $74 Million to Study Environmental Causes of Disease, October 18, 2006
Gene Linked to Autism in Families with More Than One Affected Child, October 17, 2006
New Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials To Be Undertaken by NIA Nationwide Consortium, October 17, 2006
NIDDK Debuts Newly Designed Website, October 17, 2006
Experimental Vaccine Protects Mice Against Deadly 1918 Flu Virus, October 17, 2006
Richard Leapman, Ph.D., Named NIBIB Scientific Director, October 17, 2006
NIDA NewsScan, October 16, 2006
NIH Announces Two Integral Components of The Cancer Genome Atlas Pilot Project, October 16, 2006
Preschoolers with ADHD Improve with Low Doses of Medication, October 16, 2006
NIDA Speeds Transfer of Research Findings Into Clinical Tools, October 16, 2006
NIHSeniorHealth Adds Information on Falls, October 16, 2006

October 8-14, 2006
John E. Niederhuber to Be Officially Sworn In as 13th Director of the National Cancer Institute, October 13, 2006
News Advisory: Updates on Pandemic Flu Vaccine Trials to be Presented at 44th Annual IDSA Meeting, October 12, 2006
NIH Funds Largest Long-term Study of Health and Disease in Hispanic/Latino Populations, October 12, 2006
New Tool Helps Identify Mysterious Viruses that Caused New York Respiratory Illnesses in 2004, October 12, 2006
NIH Director Announces 2007 Pioneer Award Competition, October 12, 2006
New Nationwide Study Will Evaluate Effect of Antioxidants and Fish Oil on Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), October 12, 2006
Plan Will Guide NIH Research in Type 1 Diabetes, October 11, 2006
Antipsychotic Medications Used to Treat Alzheimer’s Patients Found Lacking, October 11, 2006
Researchers Publish Results of Largest Genome-Wide Linkage Study of Prostate Cancer Among African American Men, October 11, 2006
Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, October 11, 2006
NIAID Announces New Campaign To Raise Awareness of Preventive HIV Vaccine Research, October 11, 2006
NHGRI Appoints Two New Branch Chiefs, October 11, 2006
Three NIH Leaders Elected to Institute of Medicine, October 9, 2006

October 1-7, 2006
Science Symposium at NIH Marks End of Year-Long Recognition of Nursing Institute’s 20th Anniversary, October 6, 2006
Public-Private Partnership Forms the Biomarkers Consortium to Advance the Science of Personalized Medicine (FNIH release),October 5, 2006
Drug Prevents PostPartum Hemorrhage in Resource Poor Settings, October 5, 2006
NCCAM and The Bernard Osher Foundation Announce New Career Development Award, October 5, 2006
NIH To Build Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse, October 5, 2006
Researchers Discover Misfolded Protein Clumps Common to Dementia, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, October 5, 2006
New Clinical Research Facility Focusing on Environmental Health to Open at NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, NC, October 5, 2006
Fruit Fly Study Identifies Gene Mutation That Regulates Sensitivity to Alcohol, October 5, 2006
NIBIB Awards First Quantum Grant, October 5, 2006
Six New Members Named to National Neurology Advisory Council, October 5, 2006
Experimental Ragweed Therapy Offers Allergy Sufferers Longer Relief with Fewer Shots, October 4, 2006
NIH Grantee Wins 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Discovering How Genes Produce Proteins, October 4, 2006
Dr. Barry R. Bloom Delivers Barmes Global Health Lecture on December 4, 2006, October 4, 2006
Scientists Show Drug Can Counteract Muscular Dystrophy in Mice, October 4, 2006
NHGRI Aims to Make DNA Sequencing Faster, More Cost Effective, October 4, 2006
NIH Launches National Consortium to Transform Clinical Research, October 3, 2006
Family Characteristics Have More Influence On Child Development Than Does Experience In Child Care, October 3, 2006
Study Links Receptor to Stress-Induced Alcohol Relapse, October 2, 2006
NCI Scientists Identify Novel Protein That Ties Disruption of a Critical Cellular Pathway to Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome, October 2, 2006
NIH/ORWH Announces New Fellowships in Women’s Health, October 2, 2006
NIH Grantees Win 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Discovering Powerful Gene Silencer, October 2, 2006
New Study Aims to Stop Sepsis in its Tracks, October 2, 2006

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