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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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  • U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine

    U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine
    Scientists at the nation's leading research institutions are warning that continued uncertainty over federal funding could lead to a brain drain that will undermine the country's global status in medicine. With funding at the National Institutes of...
  • O'Malley warns of 'job-killing' sequester cuts

    Gov. Martin O'Malley warned Sunday morning that Maryland faces "job-killing cuts" if Congress allows a wave of automatic spending reductions to take place this Friday as scheduled. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation alongside Virginia Republican Gov. Bob...
  • Social Security braces for budget cuts, frustrated public

    Social Security braces for budget cuts, frustrated public
    Checks will arrive on time, but nearly every other task the Social Security Administration performs — from answering phones to determining eligibility for claims — will be delayed if Congress fails to stop steep federal budget cuts from taking...
  • Cardin asks NIH researchers to help fight looming cuts

    Cardin asks NIH researchers to help fight looming cuts
    Sen. Ben Cardin had a simple request of researchers at the National Institutes of Health looking for ways to defend their funding from looming budget cuts: "Put a face on this." "You're real people," the Maryland Democrat told hundreds of federal...
  • Is STOCK Act government transparency or invasion of privacy?

    Is STOCK Act government transparency or invasion of privacy?
    Dr. Joshua Zimmerberg says he's careful not to publicly disclose any personal information that could be of use to identity thieves. But soon, he might not have any choice but to have his finances published on the Internet for the world to see....
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Montpelier Mansion moves programs during renovations

    Montpelier Mansion will be closed for a period of time this year for some major restoration work dealing primarily with moisture control issues. While the actual facility is closed, some programs usually offered there will be held at different venues in...
  • Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now

    Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now
    A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...
  • Jamie Raithel, Tony Jondo and Brian Vandervort of EBL obtain professional license

    Jamie Raithel and Tony Jondo of Harford County and Brian Vandervort in Bethesda recently received professional licenses for EBL Engineers LLC. Raithel received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2000...
  • Obama initiative aims to unravel mysteries of human brain

    Obama initiative aims to unravel mysteries of human brain
    The White House proposed a sweeping new initiative Tuesday to map the individual cells and circuits that make up the human brain, a project that will give scientists a better understanding of how a healthy brain works and how to devise better treatments...
  • How Maryland can deserve its No. 1 schools ranking

    How Maryland can deserve its No. 1 schools ranking
    This month Marylanders learned that Education Week had named our state's schools the best in the nation for the fifth year in a row. Credit goes to our students, educators, parents and policy makers for this exciting recognition. But as CEO of a...
  • Richard R. Rubin, Hopkins psychologist

    Richard R. Rubin, Hopkins psychologist
    Dr. Richard R. Rubin, a Johns Hopkins psychologist who counseled children and adults on how to cope with the emotional effects of diabetes, died of complications from prostate cancer March 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Monkton resident was 69....
  • End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists

    End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists
    Even as they celebrate clearing a legal hurdle, worries of stem cell research grant money evaporating constantly weigh on scientists like Dr. Ted Dawson, whose projects at Johns Hopkins Hospital have helped inform treatment of neurological diseases like...