Director's Corner


Transform through engineering the understanding of disease and its prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment

The Corner Post

Social engineering and bioengineering together can thwart the COVID-19 pandemic

NIBIB's goal is to accelerate research, translation, and commercialization of technologies that will make a difference in the battle against COVID-19.

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Previous Corner Posts

Leveraging Our Scientific Creativity — RADx-tech

The Business and Innovation blog of featured a post about Bruce Tromberg’s plenary talk at the Photonics West conference in San Francisco.

NIH harnesses AI for COVID-19 diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring

A multi-institutional collaboration, led by the NIBIB will create new tools that physicians can use for early detection and personalized therapies for COVID-19 patients.

Director's Corner Events and Appearances

Guest appearance on NIH Director vlog

Bruce Tromberg appears in Episode 12 of the Francis Collins Home Edition video blog, providing an update on Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics—or RADx—NIH’s efforts to develop and deploy new methods of diagnostic testing for COVID-19. (June 20, 2020)

GovCast Interview

Listen to Bruce Tromberg's interview with Amy Kubler, host of Govcast, about the convergence of engineering and the physical and life sciences. (Feb. 12, 2020)