Director's Corner


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Transform, through technology development, our understanding of disease and its prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment


Dr. Bruce Tromberg, Director.

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

The Corner Post

RADx Initiative: Bioengineering for COVID-19 at Unprecedented Speed and Scale

NIBIB Director Dr. Bruce Tromberg marks the two-year anniversary of RADx® Tech, and takes a brief look back at its formation, impact, and potential for future growth.

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Previous Corner Posts

Bridge2AI: Call to the bioengineering community

NIBIB is proud to be one of the co-sponsors of the exciting new NIH Common Fund initiative Bridge2AI which aims to dramatically advance widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) as a tool for biomedical research. As the director of the engineering institute at NIH, I am pleased to say that our community plays a special role in this initiative.

RADx One Year Later – A Sea Change for Diagnostics

A quiet healthcare revolution is taking place, driven by an urgent national need and fueled by cutting-edge technologies. Diagnostics have changed, and more COVID-19 tests are now performed in point of care (POC) and home settings than in central labs. NIBIB is now looking forward with the goal of leveraging this unprecedented transformation.

When to Test website adds new features: Guidance for K-12 and businesses

An innovative online tool funded by NIBIB helps organizations choose a COVID-19 testing strategy that will work best for their specific needs.

Director's Corner Events and Appearances

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Dr. Tromberg addresses MedTech 2024 on Capitol Hill

Dr. Tromberg provided welcoming remarks at the 12th Annual Academy Medical Imaging Technology Showcase, held March 5, 2024, on Capitol Hill.
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NIBIB Director Elected to National Academy of Engineering

NIBIB Director Dr. Bruce Tromberg was elected to the 2024 class of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for leading the institute in its response to the global pandemic and creating innovative diagnostics.
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Technologies and Marketplace Innovations to Improve Health Care Access and Outcomes

Watch the video of NIBIB Director Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D. who joined other NIH directors in a discussion featuring FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf, M.D.  Topics include innovative strategies and technologies that move us toward more equitable and effective health care and public health.