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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).

Training Students

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.

Dr. Shannon Zenk

NIH Taps Dr. Shannon Zenk as Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research

July 01, 2020

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, has selected Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN as director of NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research.

2020 Boot Camp

Registration for NINR’s Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp Now Open

July 01, 2020

Registration for NINR’s Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp is now open. The Boot Camp will be held August 3-6, 2020.


NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need It Most Through RADx-UP

June 26, 2020

As part of NIH’s multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RADx-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) will establish a network of community-engaged projects to improve access to and acceptance of COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable populations who are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

director's message

NINR Message on Racism and Diversity

June 25, 2020

NINR Acting Director, Tara A. Schwetz, PhD and the NINR leadership team have published a message on NINR’s efforts to address racism and promote diversity.


Building a COVID-19 Analytics Platform to Turn Clinical Data into Knowledge

June 22, 2020

The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country.

funding opportunity

Pre-application Webinars for RADx-UP Funding Opportunities

June 19, 2020

NIH is encouraging research to test the implementation of COVID-19 diagnostic testing in underserved or vulnerable communities through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative.


Mark Your Calendars for NINR’s Social Genomics Workshop

June 16, 2020

NINR will host the workshop “Genomic Response to the Social Environment: Implications for Health Outcomes” on June 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.


Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Funding Opportunity Announcements

June 15, 2020

As part of NIH’s multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NIH has launched an unprecedented four-pronged initiative, entitled Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, or RADx, to catalyze the scientific community to improve testing technologies, capacity, and accessibility for the country.

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