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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Highlights NINR Palliative Care Resources

June 20, 2018

This spring, NIH MedlinePlus the magazine has a focus on caregiving. It highlights several resources from NINR that can be useful to those caring for a family member or loved one.


PregSource® Research Project Aims to Shape the Future of Obstetric Care

June 20, 2018

NINR has partnered with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and other organizations to support the PregSource® research project.

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Video Now Available: Dr. Jacquelyn Taylor Presents "Hypertension Genomics in Black Families: A Tale of 3 Studies, and Counting…"

June 11, 2018

On May 22, Dr. Jacquelyn Taylor presented the second 2018 NINR Director’s Lecture on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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NINR to Host “Precision Health: Smart Technologies, Smart Health” Symposium

June 01, 2018

The symposium will feature scientific panels and a poster session aimed at engaging graduate nursing students, nursing faculty, and clinicians who are interested in the clinical applications and clinical focus of smart health, smart technologies, digital health data, wearables and sensors, virtual/augmented reality, and molecular omics data.

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Dr. Patricia Grady Announces Plan to Leave NINR

May 30, 2018

NINR Director Dr. Patricia A. Grady has announced that she will leave NINR at the end of the summer.

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Check Out NINR’s New Look!

May 24, 2018

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has recently launched a redesigned version of its website. The website features a cleaner design and easy-to-navigate structure that includes a new navigation menu layout with a Quick Links section added.


A Dream Turned Reality: NINR Nurse Scientist Discusses “Shark Tank” Award for Co-Invention

May 11, 2018

Nurse scientist, Wendy A. Henderson, co-invented a new patent-pending methodology to test stool rapidly at the point-of-need for infectious pathogens. This test recently won the 2018 AGA Tech Summit's Shark Tank competition.


NINR Trainees Share Research with NIH Community

May 10, 2018

NINR trainees recently participated in NIH Postbac Poster Day.


NINR’s Saligan Participates in Wreath Laying in Observance of Nurses Week

May 10, 2018

NINR’s Dr. Leorey Saligan participated in the Military Health System Nurses Week wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery’s Nurses Memorial.

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NINR Director’s Message on National Nurses Week

May 07, 2018

In recognition of National Nurses Week (which is observed every year May 6–12), Dr. Patricia A. Grady has posted a new Director’s Message.

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