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NINR to Publish T32 Funding Opportunity for Advanced Data Analytics

July 27, 2018

NINR, the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), and several other NIH Institutes and Centers will issue a funding opportunity focused on incorporating advanced data analytics into behavioral and social health-related research.

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NINR Announces Dr. Jessica Gill as Deputy Scientific Director

July 27, 2018

Jessica M. Gill, PhD, RN, FAAN has been appointed Deputy Scientific Director of the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute of Nursing Research.

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NINR Study Identifies Genes Involved in Cancer Treatment-related Fatigue

July 26, 2018

A team of scientists led by Dr. Leorey Saligan of NINR's Division of Intramural Research, analyzed the genomes of men with prostate cancer and found that certain genes helped predict which patients were more likely to experience fatigue.

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Now Available! NINR’s Updated Palliative Care Brochure

July 24, 2018

NINR recently updated its brochure, Palliative Care: The Relief You Need When You Have a Serious Illness. The revised publication is available in English and Spanish.

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NINR Advisory Council Presentation Videos Available

June 28, 2018

Presentations given at the public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research on May 15, 2018 are now available.

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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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