Press Releases

December 6, 2010

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health’s Biomarkers Consortium announced today that the results of a proteomics study performed utilizing plasma samples from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) are ready to be shared with scientists worldwide for further analysis.

December 6, 2010

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced the release of the publication "Advancing the Science for Active Surveillance: Rationale and Design for the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership" in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Ann Intern Med November 2, 2010 153:600-606.

October 21, 2010

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health announced today that the National Institutes of Health’s Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) — the largest public-private partnership in Alzheimer’s disease research — has been renewed for an additional five years.

September 24, 2010

Popular morning talk show LIVE! with Regis and Kelly hosted the 2010 edition of the show’s High Heel-a-Thon, Wednesday morning in New York’s Central Park.  Proceeds from the 150-yard dash for charity will benefit the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) in support of The Heart Truth®™, a national awareness campaign for women’s heart health education and research.

September 23, 2010

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and Eli Lilly and Company today announced the launch of the U.S.—Russia Forum in Health Sciences to encourage collaboration on shared priorities in health related research. The joint venture was unveiled during a visit to the NIH by Russia’s deputy health minister, Dr. Veronika Skvortsova.

September 2, 2010

Aneesh Chopra, the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer, will deliver a keynote address at the 2010 mHealth Summit on Tuesday, November 9, summit organizers announced today. Chopra is Assistant to the President and Associate Director for Technology in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

August 2, 2010
Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will provide a keynote address on the opportunity of mobile technologies to improve health outcomes in the developing world at the 2010 mHealth Summit, the summit organizers announced today.
 
July 15, 2010

The Board of Directors of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), after an extensive search, has named Dr. Scott Campbell as its new executive director and chief executive officer.

July 6, 2010

Industry leaders Abbott, Microsoft Research, Pfizer, Qualcomm, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Skype and Verizon Wireless have joined the 2010 mHealth Summit as sponsors, the conference organizers announced today.

June 1, 2010

The Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) today announced the winners of its OMOP Cup methods competition, which featured two separate challenges designed to help predict associations between therapeutic drugs and medical outcomes (or adverse events). It encouraged participation from researchers of many fields and entities—both public and private.