The NIH Record

October 7, 1997
Vol. XLIX, No. 20

Barton To Give
Stetten Lecture

Foil the Flu with
Free Immunizations

Touch of Class

Charity Campaign
Starts at NIH, Oct. 16

News Briefs





Study Subjects Sought

Final Photo

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives

Shortage of Minority Bone Marrow Donors Proves Obstacle

By José Alvarado

(First in a two-part series on impediments and advances in bone marrow transplantation.)

Bone marrow donor and recipient meet.

Minority patients suffering from leukemia and other blood-related diseases face limited prospects of finding a donor with matching bone marrow tissue type because of the relatively low number of minorities such as Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, and Asians/Pacific Islanders represented in the National Marrow Donor Program registry.
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'In Their Faces'
Photographer-Turned-Psychologist Reveals Human Spirit Through Film

By Carla Garnett

If accuracy alone could tell the whole story, then this article could be summed up pretty simply: A long, winding road led Frank Lucas from dreams of a career in film and television to his current post as a psychologist in NIMH's Laboratory of Clinical Science. But then, a reader would miss a lot of the flavor, and certainly all the color, of a tale told best with pictures, specifically those found in Lucas's debut photo exhibit, which is on display now through Oct. 28 in the Clinical Center Orem Gallery.
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