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Collaboration is an essential part of the Intramural Research Program at #NIH. Our researchers explain why in this video.
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Motivated by how the disease impacted her family, IRP researcher Dr. Cheryl Cropp studies prostate #cancer at #NIH.
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Dr. Veronica Alvarez takes the path less traveled to study #addiction and #drug use. Learn more with our Research in Action series.
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Today on Science Friday (@scifri), #NIH's Dr. Jessica Gill discusses IRP team's new #concussion research: Listen now –
A blood test may help athletes gauge concussion recovery, plus new concerns about the risks for CTE.
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Join us at 3PM tomorrow for WALS, where Dr. Jeffrey Friedman will present "Leptin and the neural circuit regulation of food intake and glucose metabolism".
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How does the brain know that what we’re looking at is standing still or moving? Dr. Robert H. Wurtz developed methods now widely used for the study of higher brain functions in order to answer that question. https://irp.nih.gov/blog/post/2017/01/developing-methods-to-study-the-brains-visual-system-in-action
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Dr. Rosa Puertollano studies the role that #lysosomes play in keeping our #cells healthy.
Postdoctoral fellows Heba Diab (left) and Lu Sun (right) prepare cells for analysis and discuss their research project with team leader Rosa Puertollano
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"Today, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by observing his message and his impact on society... His message of human rights and social justice is as relevant today as it was 50 years ago." As we remember Dr. King today, we encourage the scientific community to examine and challenge implicit bias.
Today, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by observing his message and his impact on society. Simply put, he believed that all people are equal and entitled to equal economic, political, and social rights regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and any other categories that have been used to create divisions between people. Dr. King was the face of the Civil Rights Movement and instrumental in ending legal...
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Why participate in research? John, an #ALS patient, shares why he joined an #NIH clinical study.
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"The future seems so full of promise, as we are witnessing new technologies that allow, for example, the blind to see or the paralyzed to regain muscle control." Deputy Director for Intramural Research Dr. Michael Gottesman discusses the new exhibit celebrating NIBIB from the Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum. https://irp.nih.gov/blog/post/2017/01/biomedical-innovation-at-nih-then-and-now
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#Tau protein in blood could be a new #concussion #biomarker, finds #NIH team led by Lasker Clinical Research Scholar Dr. Jessica Gill, helping doctors better identify #athletes who need more recovery time before safely returning to play.
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