NEWS

Apr 30, 2019
NCI research team, led by Dr. Mark Schiffman at Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), is conducting a “Cervix Image Sharing Protocol (CISP)” study on artificial intelligence (AI) approach for better and low-cost screening and...
Apr 24, 2019
The European medical innovation journal, MedNous, featured a story in its March issue entitled “NCI and Industry: Moving Innovations from the Lab to Patients” authored by Michael Salgaller and Michele Newton. MedNous is both a print and online...
Apr 5, 2019
NIH observed rare disease day on 28th February 2019 to build commitment in helping people with rare diseases through research at National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and Clinical Center (CC). NCATS selected eleven honorable...

New & Updated Opportunities

May 20, 2019

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a flavivirus primarily transmitted by infected Aedes mosquitoes. Infection with ZIKV during pregnancy can affect the fetus causing microcephaly,...

May 20, 2019

The simultaneous concentration and recovery of microbes in drinking water is important for responding to potential water-related events such as pathogen contamination...

May 15, 2019

Mesothelin is a cell surface protein that is an excellent target for immunotherapy because of its limited expression on normal tissues and its high expression on many...

SPOTLIGHT

The Cure Sickle Cell Initiative was launched by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to build a nationwide commitment in finding new treatments and personalized care for this hereditary red blood cell disorder. Sickle cell disease affects about 100,000 Americans, many of whom are African American, and over 20 million people worldwide. Since founded in 1948, NHLBI has the long tradition of advancing research on understanding of the sickle cell disease and improving its clinical care. NHLBI also offers many sickle cell disease resources, including publications and videos to help patients and health professionals to learn about treatment and pain management strategies.

Cure Sickle Cell Initiative will actively engage and positively motivate the sickle cell disease community of patients, family members, caregivers, academic institutions, advocacy groups, pharmaceutical companies, federal agencies and biotechnology companies to work together on a path to...

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