Press Releases

March 29, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announces a successful convention of stakeholder collaboration in support of human microbiome research initiatives at the International Human Microbiome Congress held in Vancouver, Canada.

March 24, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the mHealth Alliance announced today that the 3rd annual mHealth Summit will be held from December 5-7, 2011 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, DC area.

February 3, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced today a significant increase in international participation for the 2011 International Human Microbiome Congress to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from March 9-11, 2011.

February 2, 2011

Today, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced the 2011 Heart Truth® Community Action Program grant recipients. Seven community organizations were chosen to receive grants totaling nearly $200,000, in support of women’s heart health initiatives.

January 25, 2011

Vancouver, BC, Canada (January 25, 2011) Increased global interest in the human microbiome has created an opportunity to bring together a diverse community of international researchers from the medical, microbial and computational fields to discuss the complex relationships of the microbiome with human health and disease.

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.