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National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health are a set of federally funded research facilities in Bethesday, Maryland. The institutes comprise the core of one of the nation's most prosperous research clusters, contributing significantly to Maryland's outsized position as a home of federal employees and contractors.
The National Institutes of Health are a set of federally funded research facilities in Bethesday, Maryland. The institutes comprise the core of one of the nation's most prosperous research clusters, contributing significantly to Maryland's outsized position as a home of federal employees and contractors. « Show less

Top National Institutes of Health Articles

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  • Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase

    Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase
    Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase, a retired internist who served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, died June 9 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Somerford Place, a Frederick assisted-living facility. He was 90. The son of Harry...
  • Ban on patenting DNA cheers researchers

    Ban on patenting DNA cheers researchers
    Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
  • Less testing on animals, better science

    Many Americans would be surprised to learn that chimpanzees are still being used in biomedical research and that millions of other animals are utilized in consumer product and toxicity testing. Others may find a sense of security in knowing that this...
  • Some in Laurel facing sequestration with optimism, others brace for trickle-down effect

    Some in Laurel facing sequestration with optimism, others brace for trickle-down effect
    When Congress and the White House failed to make a deal on budget cuts March 1, sequestration went into effect, requiring federal agencies to identify $85 billion in required cuts. The looming reductions, which will be spread across agencies —...
  • Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language

    Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language
    A Johns Hopkins brain scientist is finding a neurological basis for a notion that many people believe intuitively — that music is as much a form of language as Spanish or French. Charles Limb is one of just a handful of researchers worldwide...
  • Developers express interest in FBI headquarters

    Developers express interest in FBI headquarters
    General Services Administration officials said Wednesday they had received nearly three dozen responses to a request for ideas about a new FBI headquarters, a potentially lucrative development that Maryland leaders hope to land in Prince George's County....
  • Nightmare bacteria

    Nightmare bacteria
    Federal health officials warned this week that the nation's hospitals and nursing homes are increasingly at risk from deadly new strains of drug-resistant bacteria that can't be treated with even the strongest antibiotics. So far, the infections have been...
  • Don't worry about Baltimore's patent drought

    Don't worry about Baltimore's patent drought
    As the economy continues to flounder, many cities are looking for ways to replicate Silicon Valley's financial success. When seeking to catch the magic of those biggest successes — Apple, Google and Facebook — the word "innovation" gets thrown...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
  • Sequestration is not the solution

    Sequestration is not the solution
    If Congress fails to deal with the looming threat of sequestration, March 1 will be devastating for millions of Americans. That will be the day that automatic, across-the-board spending cuts begin to take effect — cutting $1.2 trillion from...
  • Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings

    Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings
    Sen. Ben Cardin lamented snowballing damage from federal budget cuts in town hall meetings with federal workers and small-business leaders Friday, pledging to work toward an alternative budget solution by October. But he acknowledged that achieving a...
  • Family of four, mother of two hit the lottery at Housing Fair

    Family of four, mother of two hit the lottery at Housing Fair
    The round of applause made 10-month-old Tafsir Islam cry in the arms of his aunt, Sanjida Islam, but they could have been tears of joy. Just seconds before, his parents had won the opportunity to purchase a new three-bedroom townhouse at a below market...