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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
  • Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., editor

    Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., editor
    Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., a longtime editor at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health who had been active in several patriotic organizations, died Thursday of lymphoma at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. The Roland Park...
  • 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...
  • PETA attacks animal research for sexual health issues

    PETA attacks animal research for sexual health issues
    Animal advocacy group PETA called Tuesday on the National Institutes of Health to stop animal experiments related to sexual health, including Johns Hopkins studies of erectile dysfunction using rodents. In a letter to the NIH director, People for the...
  • Uncertainty of future shutdown could dampen holiday spending

    Uncertainty of future shutdown could dampen holiday spending
    Though the federal government shutdown ended last week, the economic impact is likely to be felt in Maryland for months, dimming prospects for a robust holiday shopping season. With Congress funding the government only through Jan. 15 — raising...
  • New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis

    New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis
    One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping. Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
  • Hopkins should end animal mutilations [Letter]

    I, for one, am thankful that PETA has revealed how my tax dollars are squandered on ridiculous sex experiments on rodents right in my backyard ("PETA attacks animal research for sexual health issues," Dec. 3). It's ironic that Johns Hopkins claims to...
  • Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out

    Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out
    The Johns Hopkins University regained a five-year, $70 million federal grant designed to change how researchers pursue drug development and other medical treatments, but the University of Maryland, Baltimore lost its first bid for a similar grant, the...