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Paul Herrling, PhD was unanimously elected to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Board of Directors. He began his term May 16, 2012.

Garry A. Neil, MD was unanimously elected to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Board of Directors. He began his term May 16, 2012.

Edison “Ed” Liu, MD, was unanimously elected to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Board of Directors. He began his term June 19, 2012.

Jim Donovan was unanimously elected to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Board of Directors. He began his term May 16, 2012.

The U.S.-Russia Collaboration in the Biomedical Sciences announces a new Visiting Fellows Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program invites applications from Russian researchers to spend two years in the laboratories within the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP).

Bethesda, MD (June 20, 2012) — The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), along with the NIH Fogarty International Center (FIC), is contributing to research focused on the discovery of novel dietary and microbial therapeutics that will benefit infants and children living in countries with widespread malnutrition and at risk for disease and growth deficits.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has drafted a regulatory guidance describing a new way of conducting breast cancer drug trials that promises to reduce substantially the time and cost of getting new treatments to patients. The approach is based on a trial design being tested in the I-SPY 2 TRIAL, an innovative Phase II breast cancer trial being conducted under the auspices of the Biomarkers Consortium, a public-private partnership led by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) that includes representatives from NIH, FDA, and multiple pharmaceutical companies and academic research centers.

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announces that Burlington Coat Factory has donated $25,000 in support of The Heart Truth® Campaign.

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.

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.

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