News & Announcements

Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk

The FNIH has launched a 4-year project to transform our ability to characterize risk for developing cardiovascular disease.

Lilly Safra

The FNIH is honored to announce that Mrs. Lily Safra has generously donated more than $675,000 to continue her ongoing support of advancing biomedical research and caring for NIH patients and their families.

Heart Truth community action program grant

Through The Heart Truth® Community Action Program, the FNIH has awarded grants totaling almost $750,000 to four organizations.

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Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture

On May 3, the Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture will feature an overview of studies conducted by Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D. on neural changes associated with meditation.

Eliminate Dengue Program

The Eliminate Dengue program is ramping up after discovering that the presence of Wolbachia bacteria in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes inhibits replication of the Zika virus.

Register for the 2016 FNIH Award Ceremony

On May 18, leaders from the NIH, biomedical science, the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, philanthropy and business will convene in Washington D.C. for the FNIH Award Ceremony and presentation of the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.

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