Latest NIH News

CAR T cell therapy for pediatric brain cancer warrants further study
Smoking fentanyl can cause irreversible brain damage, report shows
Iron fuels immune cells – and it could make asthma worse
Binge drinking is a growing public health crisis − a neurobiologist explains how research on alcohol use disorder has shifted
Engineering mini human hearts to study pregnancy complications and birth defects
US drugs regulator gives LSD ‘breakthrough’ status for treating anxiety – why this is so significant
The tragedy of sudden unexpected infant deaths – and how bedsharing, maternal smoking and stomach sleeping all contribute
Gut Muscle Vital For Absorbing Fats Forms Like Scars
Understanding the brain mechanisms behind emotion processing bias in treatment-resistant depression
Newly discovered genetic variant that causes Parkinson’s disease clarifies why the condition develops and how to halt it
Tiny Organisms, Transformative Outcomes
Sweden signs new cooperation agreement with the US on cancer research
Stephan Mielke at the signing of new collaborative agreement with the USA on cancer care and cancer research
Improving care of hospitalized patients with HIV in Tanzania
Studying Unusual Immunodeficiency
Novel combination therapy offers promising results for treatment-refractory hepatoblastoma
Genomic study sheds light on immune microenvironment in transplanted pediatric hearts
NIH grant awarded for study of key membrane proteins
NIH grant explores repetitive DNA sequences
Method improves detection of potential therapeutic tumor targets in human biopsies
A novel switch to turn genes on/off, promising step toward safer gene therapy
Maximizing exercise benefits to improve mental health
D-mannose reduces age-triggered changes in urinary tract that increase susceptibility to UTIs
Baylor Researchers highlight benefits of sharing human brain data
BCM Global Programs to serve as clinical core for NIH Point of Care Technologies Research Network
Compound d16 reduces tumor growth and overcomes therapeutic resistance in mutant p53-bearing cancers
NIH Center grant bolsters male contraceptive research
NIH grant to launch center for diagnostics to improve global health
Researchers join consortium to prevent type 2 diabetes in children
Fungal nutrient sensing could shed light on obesity, cancer
Baylor receives NIH funding to examine structural racism and perinatal health disparities
Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award 2023
NIH funds Cornell-led biomedical initiatives
Taking more than 5 pills a day? ‘Deprescribing’ can prevent harm – especially for older people
Australia shines in clinical trial activity ranking but gaps revealed
When Facing Language Barriers, Having the Same Home Health Nurse Improves Outcomes
Omega-3 fatty acids promising for maintaining lung health
ISU sets annual research funding record, attracts $530.5 million in total external funding
Long-range neuronal connections drive glioblastoma invasion
Drug decelerates bacterial race to antibiotic resistance
Vaginal microbes could lead to a better understanding of HIV
Astrocyte processing of serotonin regulates olfactory perception
Long COVID could be caused by the virus lingering in the body. Here’s what the science says
Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute Receives $78.4 Million NIH Grant
Kinoxis awarded new US grant funding to support clinical development of KNX100 for opioid use disorder
Brenneman takes helm as chair of Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees
Ancient humans may have paused in Arabia for 30,000 years on their way out of Africa
BCM Class of 2023 celebrates commencement