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Press Releases · September 26, 2019
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To reverse the opioid crisis that continues to grip the nation, the National Institutes of Health has awarded $945 million in total fiscal year 2019 funding for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements across 41 states through the Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative.
Press Releases · September 9, 2019
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New research has more than tripled the amount of time human livers can be stored for transplantation. Scientists have modified a previous protocol to extend the viability of rat livers and successfully applied it to human livers.
Press Releases · August 27, 2019
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The winners of the 8th annual Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge developed simple but effective solutions that can make a significant difference to the patient population, such as a tool to make intubation easier and more accurate and a rapid screening test for C. difficile infections (CDI).
Press Releases · August 19, 2019
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Using a mouse model of stuttering, scientists report that a loss of cells called astrocytes in the brain is associated with stuttering.
Press Releases · May 28, 2019
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A new report, with contributions from NIBIB provides a roadmap for translational research on artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. The report, published in the May 28, 2019, Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Press Releases · September 6, 2018
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National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D., to lead the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). A pioneering leader in the field of biophotonics, Dr. Tromberg is currently a professor at the University of California at Irvine (UCI). He is expected to join NIH in the new year.
Press Releases · August 25, 2018
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Projects focused on providing simple, low-cost modifications to surgical techniques that could reduce pain or damage from these procedures dominated this year’s Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge.
Press Releases · August 13, 2018
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The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at NIH will convene science and medical experts from academia, industry, and government at a workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging.
Press Releases · May 7, 2018
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Scientists at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have combined two different microscope technologies to create sharper images of rapidly moving processes inside a cell.

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