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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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  • Fully fund NIH [Commentary]

    Fully fund NIH [Commentary]
    As someone who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008, I have taken advantage of the incredible research studies at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the University of Maryland Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and I'm thankful...
  • Musical instrument repairman Jim Tull retires [North Laurel/Savage]

    Happy New Year to everyone. Yes, 2013 is coming to an end and this will be the last column of the year. I hope 2014 will bring everyone joy and happiness. Many in this community know Jim Tull. For over 20 years, Jim has repaired musical instruments...
  • Budget cuts and the politics of research

    Budget cuts and the politics of research
    Here's another reason the dysfunctional federal budget process is bad for Americans: besides hurting the economy and hitting us in the pocketbook, partisan feuding over budget cuts could undermine our health and even shorten our lives. That's because...
  • Funding NIH behavioral research is a waste of money

    Funding NIH behavioral research is a waste of money
    Regarding Sandra Hofferth's recent column on funding for the National Institutes of Health, I agree that "closing the longevity gap depends on behavioral and social science research" ("Budget cuts and the politics of research," July 15). However, Ms....
  • New health care landscape

    New health care landscape
    It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights: Rocky rollout for Obamacare Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...
  • Student experiment at Murray Hill Middle takes flight [North Laurel Savage]

    Congratulations to Murray Hill Middle's Kevin He. He was selected to have his Student Spaceflight Experiment to be on Mission Five of the International Space Station. Kevin's proposal is on microencapsulation in two dimensions under microgravity, to...
  • Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award

    Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award
    The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
  • Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material

    Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material
    Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will. The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
  • Hopkins to tackle cancer with $90 million bequest

    Hopkins to tackle cancer with $90 million bequest
    Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today. The $90 million marked...
  • Healthy Howard wants to make us, well, healthier [North Laurel/Savage]

    Healthy Howard is coming to the North Laurel, Savage and Jessup area. It will be starting a new Healthy Eating and Active Living Zone or HEAL Zone in our area. This will bring resourses to our community to help increase the availability and...
  • Child researchers seek low-income subjects

    Child researchers seek low-income subjects
    Roughly 13 minutes into a science experiment involving sets of blocks, Dorian Larkins, who at that moment is two weeks shy of his third birthday, has had enough. He would rather play with the trains in the waiting room, and he says he has to pee. But at...
  • An immortal contribution

    Henrietta Lacks was an African-American mother of five living in Baltimore County's Turner Station when she died, unheralded, of cervical cancer at the age of 31. Yet the malignant cells that killed her, which were taken from a cervical tissue sample...