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New guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) sets essential standards to inform future research and development on genetically modified mosquitoes, particularly in addressing issues relating to ethics, safety, affordability and effectiveness.

The Foundation for the Institutes of Health (FNIH) has launched the Deeda Blair Research Initiative for Disorders of the Brain to drive innovation in mental health research.

Music has long been considered therapeutic for a number of brain disorders in the aging population, such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, and additional scientific data will help support ongoing research into the beneficial effects of music-based interventions (MBIs) for health.

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is honored to announce Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., as the recipient of the 2020 Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award.

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today bestowed its annual Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists to Michael Wilson, M.D., of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

North Bethesda, MD, September 15, 2020 – The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announce the Accelerating Medicines Partnership® Program in Schizophrenia (AMP SCZ), the first neuropsychiatric project of the landmark Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program managed by the FNIH.

New Program Will Advance Best Practices for Innovative Approach to Combat Malaria

July 23, 2020 – Bethesda, MD – The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced the launch of the GeneConvene Global Collaborative, an initiative to advance the safe and responsible exploration of genetic biocontrol technologies, a set of investigational public health tools with the potential to save lives, particularly those afflicted with mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria.

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