Press Releases

July 27, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced the second of several mHealth Summit keynote speakers, Dr. Eric Topol, a leading U.S. physician, author and Vice Chairman of the West Wireless Health Institute.

May 31, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek abstracts, presentations and speakers in the areas of research, technology, business and policy for the 2011 mHealth Summit.

May 26, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is pleased to unveil its new brand identity, refreshing its look after nearly 15 years in operation as an independent not-for-profit organization committed to facilitating and accelerating the work of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

May 25, 2011

he Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is pleased to announce today that Quinn Weisman has been awarded the first Rancic-O’Neill Fellowship.

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.