NIH Research Highlights

2015

Large group of women standing side by side.

2015 Research Highlights — Clinical Advances

NIH accomplishments in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human disease. These include a test to tailor breast cancer tumor treatments, a noninvasive treatment to help paralyzed men gain movement, and a tool that may predict suicide risk.

MRSA.

2015 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

NIH findings with potential for enhancing human health include advances in Ebola research, progress in fighting HIV, and the development of custom 3-D printed nerve scaffolds to aid tissue regeneration.

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2015 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy NIH advances in basic research include charting human genetic variation across the globe, the discovery of lymphatic vessels in the central nervous system, and insights into energy-burning fat cells.

2014

Strand-like Ebola Virons

2014 Research Highlights — Clinical Advances

Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human disease.

Illustration of a brain sitting on, and wrapped with, a road map.

2014 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with potential for enhancing human health.

Bacteriophages

2014 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy advances in basic research.

2013

mosquito.

2013 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Human Disease.

microscopic fungi

2013 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with Potential for Enhancing Human Health.

Cells

2013 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

2012

Teenager holding eggs.

2012 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease.

Oocyte.

2012 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with Potential for Enhancing Human Health.

DNA strands.

2012 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

2011

Microscopic image of a cluster of large cancer cells among smaller cells

2011 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease.

Photo of ashtray filled with cigarette stubs

2011 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with potential for enhancing human health.

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2011 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

2010

Photo of a man

2010 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease.

Photo of a woman preparing a flu shot

2010 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with potential for enhancing human health.

Molecular model of CXCR4 structure

2010 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

2009

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2009 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease.

Globular fat cells

2009 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with potential for enhancing human health.

Cluster of rounded blue virions

2009 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

2008

Photo of multiple vitamin pills and spoon

2008 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease.

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2008 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with potential for enhancing human health.

Illustration of HIV viruses

2008 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

2007

A young woman smiling

2007 Research Highlights — Clinical Breakthroughs

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease.

Image of a blue-green fibrous mass in the brain

2007 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Advances

Findings with potential for enhancing human health.

Cell culture flasks used to propagate stem cells

2007 Research Highlights — Insights from the Lab

Noteworthy Advances in Basic Research.

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