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NIH announces the launch of 3 integrated precision medicine trials

August 18, 2014 — ALCHEMIST is for patients with certain types of early-stage lung cancer.

Immune-based staining shows synapse markers (red, green) and the cellís nucleus (blue)

Suspect gene corrupts neural connections

August 17, 2014 — “Diseases of synapses” demo’d in a dish — NIH-funded study.

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Experimental chikungunya vaccine induces robust antibody response

August 14, 2014 — Vaccine developed by NIH scientists performs well in early clinical trial.

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Scientists use lasers to control mouse brain switchboard

August 14, 2014 — NIH-funded study explores how information flow in the brain is centrally regulated for sleep and wakefulness.

Medical students in white coats gather and discuss around patient bed in hospital

Scientists detail urgent research agenda to better understand, address chronic disease toll

August 14, 2014 — HIV patients in developing countries facing new health risks must be a high priority, say experts.

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Bioengineers create functional 3D brain-like tissue

August 11, 2014 — Tissue model could change the way scientists study the brain in vitro-NIH study.

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NIH and Italian scientists develop nasal test for human prion disease

August 6, 2014 — An easy-to-use diagnostic test would let doctors clearly differentiate prion diseases from other brain diseases.

Year-round preventive treatment reduces malaria risk in young children

August 5, 2014 — NIH-funded study shows benefit of monthly treatment.

NIH awards $14.5 million to research groups studying newest DNA sequencing techniques

August 4, 2014 — For the past several years, nanopore research has been an important focus of the programís grants.

NIH awards two new grants to explore the understanding of genomics research in Africa

August 4, 2014 — The three-year grants are part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) program.

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