Press Releases

May 17, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced the first of several mHealth Summit keynote speakers, Dr. Paul E. Jacobs of Qualcomm Incorporated, the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies.

May 16, 2011

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected 30 medical and dental students representing 19 different U.S. schools for its 15th class of fellows in the Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP).

May 9, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium announced today the launch of a multi-year clinical study to improve tools for measuring the function of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Researchers hope the initiative will lead to improved techniques for tracking progression of the disease and pave the way for more effective treatments.

May 3, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced receiving one of the nine grants awarded at the Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. this past weekend, all in support of breast cancer research and care.

April 20, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) of the Russian Federation, is facilitating the first planning meeting for the U.S.-Russia Scientific Forum in Moscow, Russia later this month.

April 11, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced today an extensive strategic partnership that will expand the already successful mHealth Summit. The largest event focused on mobile health, the 2011 mHealth Summit will be held from December 5-7 in the Washington, DC area.

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.