NIBIB in the News

NIBIB in the News · June 9, 2020
The National Institutes of Health wasted no time and putting pandemic stimulus money to use. It launched RADx, a program to enlist industry in academia in a biomedical engineering approach to the pandemic.

Read more and listen to the interview at the Federal News Network.

NIBIB in the News · May 28, 2020
An injectable electrode could prove a better way to ease chronic nerve pain than opioid painkillers or bulky and expensive implants, animal research suggests.
NIBIB in the News · May 19, 2020
The podcast Epidemic, hosted by Dr. Celine Grounder and Robert Klain, featured episode 21: Are Antibodies the Holy Grail? Guests for this podcast episode are NIBIB's Kaitlyn Sadtler and NIAID's Matthew Memoli, who discuss the SARS-CoV-2 serology study they are conducting at NIH.

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NIBIB in the News · May 19, 2020
Dr. Kaitlyn Sadtler of the National Institutes of Health still identifies with her younger self, running through the sprinklers and going to the Frederick County Fair. She earned a bachelor's degree in biological sciences and a Ph.D.and now is an investigator at the NIBIB at the NIH in Bethesda.

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NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced a $1.5 billion initiative to speed breakthroughs in diagnostic tests for the virus that causes COVID-19. The program aims to increase the U.S. capacity for SARS-CoV-2 testing up to 100-fold by late summer, in time for the start of the flu season.

Read more at Science.

NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
A competition between researchers is part of a $1.5 billion program that seeks to speed development of accurate, quick and easy-to-use COVID-19 tests, NIH announced Wednesday.

Read HealthDay article at US News & World Report.

NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
The National Institutes of Health is launching a new initiative to turbocharge innovation, development and commercialization of COVID-19 testing technologies as a way to help society get back to a place where restrictions can be lifted.

Read more at Fox News.

NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
The National Institutes of Health on Wednesday announced a new $1.5 billion initiative to rapidly develop coronavirus diagnostics, an effort it says will result in the deployment of “millions of tests per week” by late summer or fall of this year.

Read more at STAT.

NIBIB in the News · February 3, 2020
Bruce Tromberg’s words drew murmurs of recognition from a crowd at the Photonics West conference in San Francisco, US, where he opened a packed Saturday afternoon of talks on entrepreneurship in healthcare photonics.
NIBIB in the News · October 22, 2019
As the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias grows, so too does the pressure on the medical community to identify dementias as early as possible and potentially treat them. Researchers on both sides of the Atlantic are using optical technologies to capture the manifestations of dementia in the brain before outward symptoms of the condition occur.

Read more at Photonics.