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This piece was authored in collaboration with the leadership across NIH and represents a unified effort to meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic with excellence and innovation.
A collaborative study conducted by scientists from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and multiple academic institutions has identified blood biomarkers that could help to predict which athletes need additional time to recover from a sports related concussion.
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, has selected Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN as director of NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research.
The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country.
NINR Acting Deputy Director Dr. Jessica Gill and Dr. Kimbra Kenney of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences discussed their research on the American Academy of Neurology’s latest podcast.
NINR Acting Director Dr. Tara Schwetz joined the Oncology Nursing Society's Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, to discuss how Nurse Researchers are responding to the pandemic and NINR’s key initiatives in 2020.
NINR researchers have found that molecules released into the blood following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be indicators of neuronal damage associated with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.
Ida M. “Ki” Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN, who has served as interim dean for the last 10 months at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, has been named dean of the college.
NINR-supported investigators, Drs. Sarah (Collins) Rossetti, and Tracey L. Yap, were among the scientists and researchers named as recipients of this year’s Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Acting Director Dr. Ann K. Cashion has posted a new Director’s Message, “Diversity and Inclusion in Speaking Panels,” which emphasizes NINR’s “strong support” of NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins’ recent statement that calls for ending the tradition of all-male speaking panels.