How the NLM Extramural Programs Division Advances Key Scientific Initiatives in Bioinformatics and Data Science

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The mission of EP is to provide grants for research projects, resources, and career development in the fields of biomedical informatics and data science. To make this happen, a lot goes on behind the scenes. Here's a sneak peek behind the NOFO curtain...

What’s Old is New to Discover!

Thanks to the time and talent of an outstanding interdisciplinary team of librarians and technical specialists, NLM expanded its digitized offerings of historically significant journals and their articles. Come explore what’s old—and new discoveries—at the world’s largest biomedical library!

Explore the NIH Campus from Anywhere in the World

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NIH is excited to now offer a virtual tour of our Bethesda campus, a project nearly two years in the making. It features 20 stops with narrated videos, photos, and links to related content. It also spotlights members of the NIH community who share their experiences working at NIH. Come “visit” us today!

Lowering Barriers, Fostering Discovery: How NLM is Supporting A Year of Open Science

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Did you know that 2023 is a Year of Open Science? To honor this, NLM is excited to announce two new LHNCBC projects that will enable access to scientific data: the Center for Clinical Observational Investigations (CCOI) and Leveraging Large-Scale Clinical Datasets (LSCDs) for HIV outcomes projects.

Funding Announcement: Helping Individuals Understand and Improve Their Health through AI-Powered Insights

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The emerging field of personal health informatics strives to bridge the gap between personally generated health data and individuals receiving real-time information to make informed decisions about their health. Check out our notice of funding opportunity!

The Green Button: Helping Clinicians Treat Patients More Effectively

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With support from NLM funding, scientists from Stanford University have pioneered a groundbreaking medical initiative called the "Green Button." This technology will empower clinicians to make informed decisions about patient care and transforming the landscape of medical practice.

DSI Interns: Our Next Generation of Researchers and Scientists Will Change the World

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Every year, NLM’s IRP hosts its Data Science and Informatics Scholars Program, which is open to undergraduate students from diverse and underrepresented groups who are pursuing biomedical informatics training and research opportunities in computer science and related fields. Meet six of this year’s interns and learn about the innovative research they are doing in the NLM IRP!

A Year of Open Science, A Lifetime Commitment for NLM

"You might be thinking that providing access to research products and processes sounds a lot like what NLM does," writes Dr. Lisa Federer in this week's blog, "and you’d be right!" Learn how NLM advances open science, a concept at the heart of what NLM has been doing since its founding nearly 200 years ago.

Advancing Social Determinants of Health Research at NIH Through Cross-Cutting Collaboration

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SDOH research is essential to fulfilling NIH’s mission of enhancing health for all people. The progress in recent years has increased the depth and breadth of the NIH SDOH research portfolio, but there is more to be done. Read more about how we're integrating and accelerating SDOH research across NIH.

Calling Entrepreneurs: NLM’s SBIR/STTR Program Helps Unleash the Potential of Data and Information

This month marks the reissuing of NIH’s SBIR and STTR program funding opportunity announcements. In celebration, I want to highlight this unique program and encourage those focused on developing cutting-edge solutions in the field of biomedical informatics to apply.