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Experimental treatment for Niemann-Pick disease type C1 appears safe, effective

August 11, 2017 - 12:45pm
NIH-led clinical trial suggests that drug slows progression of rare neurological disease.

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Breakthrough method yields trove of neuron subtypes, gene regulators

August 10, 2017 - 6:15pm
Molecular profiling may be key to compiling brain’s “parts list”.

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NIH to host workshop on advances, future needs in human microbiome research

August 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
Microbes inhabit just about every part of the human body outnumbering human cells by 10 to 1.

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NIH accelerates the use of genomics in clinical care

August 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
New funding awards focus on diverse and underserved populations.

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NCI study identifies essential genes for cancer immunotherapy

August 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Researchers found more than 100 genes that may play a role in facilitating tumor destruction by T cells.

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Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia

August 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
NIH funded study supports link between cognition and vascular health.

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NCI study shows feasibility of cancer screening protocol for patients with Li-Fraumeni syndrome

August 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Researchers found a higher than expected prevalence of cancer at baseline screening.

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NIH Scientists Track Zika Virus Transmission in Mice

August 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
Study analyzes how virus is spread sexually and from mother to fetus.

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NIMHD announces recipients for the inaugural William G. Coleman Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award

August 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
NIMHD will fund three awards to support minority health and health disparities research.

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New imaging technique overturns longstanding textbook model of DNA folding

July 27, 2017 - 6:45pm
NIH-funded study results suggest more complex gene interactions and regulation.

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Immune system may mount an attack in Parkinson’s disease

July 27, 2017 - 2:30pm
NIH-funded study suggests role for specific immune cells in brain disease.

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Discovery documentary First in Human gives an up-close look at how advances in medicine are made at the NIH Clinical Center

July 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Three-part series airing in August portrays the hopes and setbacks of patients, doctors, and nurses seeking cures.

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Researchers unlock regenerative potential of cells in the mouse retina

July 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
NEI-funded researchers use a clue from zebrafish to discover the cues that reprogram Müller glia into retinal neurons.

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NIH to hold summit on caregiving

July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm
Keynote by Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor.

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“Residual echo” of ancient humans in scans may hold clues to mental disorders

July 26, 2017 - 3:15pm
Scans suggests that genetic variation may affect the way our brains work today.

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Waterlogged brain region helps scientists gauge damage caused by Parkinson’s disease

July 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
NIH-funded research could aid drug development for the condition.

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The All of Us Research Program announces first community partner awards

July 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Four organizations to support engagement of diverse communities in ambitious research effort.

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In adolescents, oral Truvada and vaginal ring for HIV prevention are safe, acceptable

July 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
NIH-funded clinical trials are first of their kind to include younger adolescent girls.

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NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH trial to test targeted drugs in childhood cancers

July 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Nationwide trial to explore targeted therapies for children and adolescents with solid tumors.

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Drug interaction concerns may negatively affect HIV treatment adherence among transgender women

July 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
Participants in NIH-supported study apprehensive about combining HIV medications and hormones.

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