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Biomarkers Identified in Collegiate Athletes that Could Help Predict Time Needed to Recover from Concussion

August 28, 2020

A collaborative study conducted by scientists from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and multiple academic institutions has identified blood biomarkers that could help to predict which athletes need additional time to recover from a sports related concussion.

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Join Us on September 29 for NINR’s Virtual Workshop on Reducing Inequities in Maternal Health

August 17, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. ET, NINR will hold a virtual workshop on innovative models of care for reducing inequities in maternal health.

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NIH Seeks Information on University-Based Approaches for COVID-19 Surveillance Testing to Review the Current Landscape

August 14, 2020

NIH has issued a Request for Information seeking public input on current COVID-19 surveillance testing capabilities at universities, and the potential for university-based networks.

AI Boot Camp

Video Now Available: NINR Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp

August 13, 2020

Video recordings of the 2020 NINR Artificial Intelligence (AI) Boot Camp is available for viewing.

Dr. Paule Joseph

NINR Scientist Selected as One of the American Academy of Nursing’s 2020 Class of Fellows

August 12, 2020

NINR scientist Dr. Paule V. Joseph has been selected by the American Academy of Nursing as one of 230 distinguished nurse leaders to join their 2020 Class of Fellows.


NIH Multimorbidity Funding Opportunity Announcements Technical Assistance Webinar

August 12, 2020

On September 1 at 12:30 p.m. ET, NIH staff will provide an overview of two new multimorbidity funding opportunity announcements and answer questions.

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NIH Center for Scientific Review Study Section Changes Beginning October 2020

August 04, 2020

Beginning in October 2020, NINR grant applicants may see their applications assigned to a different NIH Center for Scientific Review study section.

Dr. Elizabeth J. Corwin

Director’s Lecture – Dr. Elizabeth J. Corwin Presents "Symptom Science Across the Lifespan: Metabolites, Microbes, and Maternal Health"

August 03, 2020

On September 15, Dr. Elizabeth J. Corwin will present “Symptom Science Across the Lifespan: Metabolites, Microbes, and Maternal Health,” from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT.

Staff News

NINR Staff Updates

July 30, 2020

NINR announces leadership changes to its Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP) and Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

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Want to Learn More About Careers in Nursing Research? Watch Panel Discussion Recording

July 17, 2020

On July 10, 2020, the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) held a panel on careers in nursing research.

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