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Carol Feghali-Bostwick, Ph.D. (left) and John Varga, M.D. (right) work with NIH on scleroderma research.
January 13, 2019

What’s new on the horizon for scleroderma?

There may not be a cure yet, but many scleroderma experts are optimistic about ongoing research into new treatments. "...

January 13, 2019

5 things to know if you have scleroderma

Maureen Mayes, M.D., is the founder and director of the Scleroderma Clinical and Research Program at the University of...


NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is working across NIH to address the opioid crisis.
January 13, 2019

Fighting the opioid crisis: NIH HEAL initiative takes on addiction and pain management

More than 115 Americans die from opioid overdose every day. That's four times higher than the number of opioid overdose...

January 10, 2019

Supporting rare disease research at NIH

Tiina K. Urv, Ph.D., leads the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network, part of NIH’s Office of Rare...

Rare Diseases

Andrea L. Gropman, M.D. researches urea cycle disorders with funding from NIH. She works at Children’s National Health System in the Washington, D.C. area.
January 10, 2019

What is it like to research a rare disease?

Andrea L. Gropman, M.D., studies rare diseases with support from NIH and the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network. She...

Rare Diseases
Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., in his lab at the National Cancer Institute.
January 09, 2019

Using your own immune system to fight cancer

For more than 30 years, Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., has pioneered the development of immunotherapies and gene therapies...

Cancer Immunotherapy

Diana Bianchi, M.D., is working with a team to address issues associated with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome
January 07, 2019

Acting now to help newborns with opioid withdrawal

At the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Director Diana Bianchi, M.D., is...

Louis DePaolo, Ph.D., leads infertility research support at NICHD.
September 14, 2018

NIH research looks around the world for clues to polycystic ovary syndrome

Iceland may be key to helping us understand how and why women get polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Researchers, with support...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

David C. Goff Jr., M.D., Ph.D. is director of the division of cardiovascular sciences at NHLBI.
July 12, 2018

Updated blood pressure guidelines: Lifestyle changes are key

Nearly 86 million people in the U.S. have high blood pressure. (Blood pressure over 140/90 is traditionally defined as high blood...

Blood Pressure
John O'Shea, M.D., is the scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
July 11, 2018

Treating rheumatoid arthritis: Search for a cure

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a tricky disease. No one knows what causes it, but while there isn't yet a...

Rheumatoid Arthritis