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 afterRead… 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 wellRead… Read more »