Hundreds of researchers descended on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center for the 27th annual NIH Research Festival, which showcased some of the life-changing research NIH scientists do every day. Held Nov. 6-8, 2013, the festival commemorated the 60th anniversaries of the NIH Clinical Center, and James Watson and Francis Crick's discovery of the DNA double helix. (more)
This award event feature was delayed due to the government shutdown.
On Oct. 3, A team of scientists from NHGRI and the NIH Clinical Center received a Service to America Medal (Sammie) for their efforts to protect patients from infections with drug-resistant bacteria. They demonstrated a new way to trace transmission routes using cutting-edge genomic techniques and state-of-the-art infection control that will help hospitals facing similar crises in the future. (more)
Last Updated: December 5, 2013