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Archived Press Releases

Title Date
NIH Study: Markers in Blood Can Help Identify Risk for Complications After Mild TBI May 2020
NIH to Launch Symptom Science Center June 2019
NINR Scientist Selected as Lasker Clinical Research Scholar June 2019
NINR Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council May 2019
NINR Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council September 2018
NINR Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council September 2017
NIH to hold summit on caregiving July 2017
NIH to hold symposium on symptom science research April 2017
NIH Study: Biomarker in Blood May Help Predict Recovery Time for Sports Concussions January 2017
Strategic plan sets priorities, research direction for nursing science September 2016
Scientific Symposium, New Strategic Plan Mark National Institute of Nursing Research’s 30th Anniversary September 2016
NINR Welcomes Four New Members to National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2016
NIH resources to help families navigate pediatric palliative care May 2016
NIH funds development of robots to improve health, quality of life December 2015
New Pediatric Palliative Care Publication for Spanish-speaking Families November 2015
NINR commemorates 30th anniversary with “Advancing Science, Improving Lives” scientific symposium October 2015
Key protein found to have role in long-term complications from traumatic brain injury August 2015
New NIH brochure highlights the value of palliative care for children living with serious illnesses July 2015
NINR welcomes four new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2015
Promoting maternal interaction improves growth, weight gain in preemies March 2015
NINR welcomes three new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2014 offers comprehensive information on end of life March 2014
Nurse staffing and education linked to reduced patient mortality February 2014
NIH makes palliative care more attainable for pediatric patients and their families January 2014
Lifestyle intervention improves high schoolers' health, social skills, grades September 2013
NINR welcomes five new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2013
Study shows unassisted method works best to restore independent breathing in patients on ventilators January 2013
NINR welcomes five new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2012
New NIH brochure educates Hispanics suffering from the symptoms of serious illness November 2011
NINR welcomes three new members to its advisory council October 2011
Nursing science symposium will conclude NINR’s 25th anniversary September 2011
NINR convenes national summit on The Science of Compassion: Future Directions in End-of-Life and Palliative Care July 2011
National Institute of Nursing Research kicks off 25th anniversary with Bringing Science to Life scientific symposium September 2010
Program to Enhance Communication of Life-sustaining Treatment Preferences Associated with Closer Adherence to a Person’s Wishes when Compared with Traditional Practices, Finds NIH-Supported Study July 2010
NINR Welcomes 4 New Members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2010
Online Version of Nurses Continuing Education Program on SIDS Risk Reduction Now Available February 2010
New Publication Offers Relief to Those Suffering from Pain and Other Distressing Symptoms of Illness
A Brief Behavioral Intervention Can Reduce Depression in Stroke Survivors August 2009
NINR Welcomes Four New Members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2009
Prolonging the Withdrawal of Life Support in the ICU Affects Family Satisfaction with Care October 2008
Two New Members Added to NINR’s National Advisory Council for Nursing Research September 2008
NINR Welcomes Three New Members to Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2008
Older Adults with Mild Memory Impairment Still Benefit from Cognitive Training in Areas not Reliant on Memorization November 2007
Family Members of Patients Who Die in the ICU Report Greater Satisfaction with Communication and Involvement than Family Members of ICU Survivors November 2007
SIDS Risk Reduction Continuing Education Program Emphasizes Important Role of Nurses in Health Care November 2007
The NIH Public Trust Initiative Launches the "Partners in Research" Program October 2007
A Brief Skill-Building Program Can Reduce STD or HIV Risk among Inner-City African American Women June 2007
Improving Communication in the ICU about End-of-Life Care in the ICU Reduces Symptoms of Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in Family Members February 2007
The National Institute of Nursing Research Launches Improved Website January 2007
Novel Program Enhances Dementia Caregivers’ Quality of Life November 2006
NICU Program Reduces Premature Infants' Length of Stay and Improves Parents' Mental Health Outcomes. November 2006
HIV Prevention Program Reaching Hispanic Youths Reduces Risky Sexual Behaviors August 2006
Study shows Child's Weight can be Influenced by Mother Before and During Pregnancy
Interview with Dr. Grady about this study: for a copy of the transcript or to hear the interview, click here.
December 2005
Science Symposium at NIH Marks Beginning of Year-Long Recognition of Nursing Institute's 20th Anniversary October 2005
Mary E. Kerr Named NINR Deputy Director January 2005
Barbara A. Smothers, Ph.D., New Chief of the Office of Extramural Programs, NINR January 2005
Study Shows Placing Relative with Dementia into Long-Term Care Facility Does Little to Ease the Emotional Burden of Caregivers August 2004
Study of Hygiene in Inner-City Households Identifies What Helps and What May Not June 2004
Specialized Care from Hospital to Home Improves the Health of Elderly with Heart Failure, Cuts Costs to the Health Care System May 2004
Women's Symptoms are New or Different Prior to Heart Attack November 2003
Intervention Improves Control of High Blood Pressure in Young Inner-city African-American Men October 2003
Research Shows That Distinct Patterns of Functional Decline in the Last Years of Life Indicate the Need for Different Approaches to Palliative Care May 2003
Sustained Reduced Sleep Can Have Serious Consequences March 2003
New Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities Announced by the National Institute of Nursing Research November 2002
Training Improves Cognitive Abilities of Older Adults (This is an NIA press release for an award which was co-funded by NINR) November 2002
More Surgical Patients Die When Nurses' Caseloads Increase October 2002
Urinary Incontinence of Rural Older Women Dramatically Improved by Behavioral Techniques January 2002


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