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2013 Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Annual Report

August 11, 2014

2013 annual report of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), New Pathways to Discovery, is now online.

FNIH President and Executive Director Maria C. Freire, Ph.D., Pens Editorial on Research Partnerships

July 14, 2014

“Within the next decade, research partnerships will become more than useful tools: They will be necessary for timely, clinically meaningful progress.” So writes FNIH President and Executive Director Maria C. Freire, Ph.D., in an editorial for the June 25, 2014, issue of Science Translational Medicine. Partnerships, particularly alliances between the public and private sectors, Dr.

Groundbreaking Collaborative Clinical Trial Launched

June 25, 2014

A unique public-private collaboration among the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, SWOG Cancer Research, Friends of Cancer Research, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, five pharmaceutical companies (Amgen, Genentech, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and AstraZeneca’s global biologics R&D arm, MedImmune), and Foundation Medicine today announced the i

Dr. Jennifer Doudna, Winner of the 2014 Lurie Prize Receives Award from Ann Lurie

June 16, 2014

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health awarded the 2014 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences to Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., a Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology at the University of California, Berkeley and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, during a d

FNIH's Biomarkers Consortium Sarcopenia Project

April 21, 2014

A series of six special articles published online April 15, 2014, in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, derived from the work of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium Sarcopenia Project, provide data-driven diagnostic criteria for sarcopenia, a  common and potentially disabling condition in older adults.

Research Partnership Defines Diagnostic Criteria for Sarcopenia, a Debilitating Condition in Older Adults

April 15, 2014

A series of six special articles published online April 15, 2014, in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, derived from the work of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium Sarcopenia Project, provide data-driven diagnostic criteria for sarcopenia, a  common and potentially disabling condition in older adults.

National Institutes of Health Dedicated the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Center

April 1, 2014

The National Institutes of Health dedicated the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Center on its Bethesda, Md., campus March 31, with a ceremony and a scientific symposium in honor of the long-serving member of Congress and stalwart supporter of biomedical research for whom it is named.

John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center Opens on NIH Campus

March 31, 2014

The National Institutes of Health is dedicating the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Center on its Bethesda, Md., campus today, with a ceremony and a scientific symposium in honor of the long-serving member of Congress and stalwart supporter of biomedical research for whom it is named.

John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center

March 18, 2014

On Monday, March 31, 2014, members of the neuroscience community will gather for a two-day symposium to celebrate the completion of the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center on the NIH campus.

Foundation for the NIH to Award Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences to Jennifer Doudna from UC Berkeley

February 24, 2014

Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., a Professor from the University of California, Berkeley, will be the 2014 recipient of the Lurie Prize in the Biomedi