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Quick Takes

Barbara Alving Named Director of NCRR

On April 2, 2007, NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., named Barbara Alving, M.D., as the Director of the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)...

CTSA Web Site Launched

The recently unveiled Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program Web site ( features resources, news, and general information about the CTSA consortium...

2007 Conferences Lineup

NCRR is sponsoring several conferences this year covering a broad range of topics...

Genome of the Rhesus Macaque Unveiled

Scientists had already laid bare the complete genetic codes of humans and chimpanzees. They have now added a third primate to the list of sequenced genomes...

Quick Takes
Resource Briefs
Science Advances

NIH Clinical Center Collaborates with CTSAs

The NIH Clinical Center (CC), NIH’s clinical research hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, offers unparalleled opportunities for collaborations...

For Understanding Human Disease, the Mouse is a Knockout

With the human genome fully sequenced, the next big question is “What do all those genes do?” The answers will likely be found in the mouse...

Cholesterol Buster

As is often the case with those suffering from a rare condition, patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) have few treatment options available to them...