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Registration Open! NINR to Convene Symptom Science Research Symposium

February 24, 2017
DIR Summit

On April 25, 2017, the NINR Intramural Research Program will convene a scientific symposium, Symptom Science Research: A Path to Precision Health, on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, highlighting Intramural’s scientific advances and collaborations across the National Institutes of Health and other organizations. The symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.

The NINR Intramural Research Program is dedicated to conducting basic and clinical research on the biological, genetic, and behavioral mechanisms underlying symptoms of chronic conditions. The ultimate scientific goal is to enhance patient outcomes for individuals with conditions such as digestive disorders, cancer-related fatigue, and traumatic brain injury.

The symposium will include scientific panels on:

  • The Role of the Gut-Liver-Brain Axis on Inflammation, Addiction and Infection – Moderated by Dr. Wendy Henderson, Investigator, NINR
  • The Role of Inflammatory and Glutamatergic Pathways on Fatigue – Moderated by Dr. Leorey Saligan, Investigator, NINR
  • Identifying Biomarkers to Improve Clinical Care of Patients with Brain Injury – Moderated by Dr. Jessica Gill, Investigator, NINR

Dr. Michael Gottesman, Deputy Director for Intramural Research at NIH will deliver the symposium’s keynote address.

There will also be a poster session to highlight the research conducted by NINR’s intramural fellows and trainees along with collaborating scientists from the NIH community and other Institutions.

All events will be live streamed and archived for on-demand public viewing at:

For more information and to register for the event:

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