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NIH Dedicates Lowell P. Weicker Building

May 4, 2015 — The National Institutes of Health will dedicate Building 4 in honor of Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., the former U.S. Senator and former Governor of Connecticut.

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Study points to possible treatment for lethal pediatric brain cancer

May 4, 2015 — NIH-funded preclinical study suggests epigenetic drugs may be used to treat leading cause of pediatric brain cancer death.

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NIH-funded study points way forward for retinal disease gene therapy

May 4, 2015 — Benefits for Leber congenital amaurosis peak after one to three years, then diminish.

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NIH summit delivers recommendations to transform Alzheimer’s disease research

May 1, 2015 — Leading experts, advocates call for innovative approaches and collaborations to speed discovery.

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NIH launches research to gaze deeply into your eyes

May 1, 2015 — Five projects pave the way for the audacious goal of restoring vision to the blind.

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Souped-up remote control switches behaviors on-and-off in mice

April 30, 2015 — BRAIN Initiative yields chemical-genetic tool with push-pull capabilities.

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Brain circuitry of positive vs negative memories discovered in mice

April 29, 2015 — Push-pull control cinches causal connection – NIH funded study.

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NIH names Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

April 28, 2015 — Dr. Pérez-Stable is expected to join NIH in September.

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Two treatments yield similar results for children after cardiac arrest

April 27, 2015 — NIH-funded research finds therapeutic hypothermia no more effective than normal temperature control.

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NIH expands medical scholars program, announces new class

April 22, 2015 — Yearlong residential program introduces medical, dental and veterinary students to cutting-edge research.

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