Press Releases

April 25, 2012

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is awarded the coveted 4-star rating “for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency” by Charity Navigator, the leading charity evaluator in America.

February 14, 2012

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announces the launch of a new research study designed to improve clinical outcomes for those living with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or who are at risk of developing the disease.

February 7, 2012

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium has launched a research collaboration that aims to remove obstacles to developing new antibacterial treatments for common, serious skin infections and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, or CABP.

February 1, 2012

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has awarded grants totaling nearly $300,000 to six community organizations, as part of a public-private partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in support of The Heart Truth® Community Action Program.

January 9, 2012

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium today announced the release of biomarker data from studies intended to improve our ability to diagnose and measure the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Researchers used proteomics to identify biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease using cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples provided by the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), the largest public-private partnership to date in AD research. As with all ADNI data, these have been made openly available to the global research community.

November 8, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced U.S. Surgeon General, Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, will deliver a keynote address on December 6th, the second day of the 2011 mHealth Summit, at 9:45 a.m.

November 4, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2011 mHealth Summit. Since taking office, Secretary Sebelius has demonstrated her commitment to ensuring America continues to lead the world in innovation — including in the mobile health space.

November 1, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium announced today the launch of a two-year clinical study aiming to advance the acceptance of new biomarkers designed to detect drug-induced kidney injury in clinical trials. The study is being conducted in collaboration with the Predictive Safety Testing Consortium (PSTC), a public-private partnership founded by the Arizona-based not-for-profit Critical Path Institute (C-Path).

October 25, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Verizon Wireless, John Stratton, will deliver a keynote address on day two of the 2011 mHealth Summit. Stratton is responsible for the company’s nationwide operations and delivery of industry-leading products and services for consumer, business, government and enterprise customers.

October 11, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced it will host the first U.S.—Russia Scientific Forum on November 16-18, 2011, in Moscow, Russia to facilitate broader collaboration between the two countries in the areas of biomedical and behavioral research.