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Save the Date! May 6, 2019: From Data to Discoveries: Creating a Research Program for All of Us

April 18, 2019

One year following the launch of the All of Us Research Program, NIH will host a symposium on how to build an engaged and diverse participant community and its potential for scientific impact.

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Microbiome Study Identifies Possible Causes and Protectors Against Preterm Birth

April 17, 2019

Scientists funded by NINR recently published the study in Nature Communications.

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NINR’s Gill Contributes to Report on Disability Determination for Traumatic Brain Injury

April 16, 2019

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released the report of its congressionally mandated Committee on VA Examinations for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Dr. Jessica Gill, Deputy Scientific Director of NINR’s Division of Intramural Research and Chief of the NINR Brain Injury Unit served as a member of the committee.

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NINR Acting Director Addresses K Scholars

April 15, 2019

NINR Acting Director Dr. Ann K. Cashion spoke to NINR-supported early-career scholars who have K-level NIH funding at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Research Career (“K”) Development Workshop on March 13, 2019.

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Cashion Testifies at Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020–2030 Meeting

April 15, 2019

NINR Acting Director Dr. Ann Cashion was one of several nursing organization leaders invited to present comments at the public session for the Committee on the Future of Nursing.

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Dr. Wendy Henderson Selected as Future Leader of the American Gastroenterological Association

April 05, 2019

Wendy A. Henderson, PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN has been selected to participate in the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Future Leaders Program. Dr. Henderson is the first nurse scientist to be selected to this program.


NINR Seeking Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs

April 05, 2019

Are you an exceptional candidate who can provide leadership to one of the preeminent institutes for nursing research in the world? NINR is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP).

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Join Us for the 98th Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

April 02, 2019

Join NINR for the next open session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR), which will be held on May 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM in Building 35, Room 620/630 on the NIH campus.

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NINR Advisory Council Presentation Videos Available

March 21, 2019

Presentations given at the public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research on January 24, 2019 are now available.

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All About Nursing Radio Show Features NINR

March 20, 2019

NINR Acting Director Dr. Ann Cashion was featured on a recent episode of the All About Nursing radio show. The show explores the many different working environments available for nurses, including clinical practice, research, and academia.

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