Posts Tagged: NIH

Searching for the Cure

Every year, over 300,000 children across the globe are diagnosed with sickle cell disease. From sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean, to the Middle East, to India, this genetically inherited disorder afflicts millions of people. Sickle cell disease deprives red blood cells of the essential hemoglobin protein, causing cells to change into a sickle shape after… Read more »

Leading the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases: A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci

For more than six decades, the National Institute of Allergyand Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has been at the forefront of research in infectious and immune mediated diseases, microbiology, immunology, and related disciplines. It conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, diagnose, prevent, and treat infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, as well… Read more »

Report: $20B Up for Grabs in Upcoming NIH IT Competition

Both technology manufacturers and resellers will compete under a potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology contract vehicle run by a National Institutes of Health office, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes that NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends to award 50 contracts under the Chief Information Officer-Commodities and Solutions program… Read more »

Join OGTV-Tell Congress: NOT TO SEQUESTER STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)

As per current federal statutes, the inability of Congress to agree on ways to reduce the United States deficit will result in $1.2 trillion in across-the-board cuts in federal spending, referred to as sequestration, effective March 1, 2013. According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this could translate into as much… Read more »

Data Scientist Need for NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Merit Promotion http://https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/329777300?share=email Open to All Sources http://https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/329775300?share=email Job Description (CLOSES 11/9)The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) National Institutes of Health (NIH), is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as a Data Scientist in the Office of the Deputy Director (ODD). The NIEHS aims to establish… Read more »

Federal Success — NIH scientist fights back against bone marrow failures

Bone marrow — most of us don’t fully understand what it is, let alone why it fails. But Dr. Neal Young does. He is the world’s leading expert in the field of bone marrow failure. His groundbreaking research at the National Institute for Health has led to life-saving treatments for a rare and deadly blood… Read more »