Meet Dr. Michael Chiang! After he planned for a career as an engineer, he found that his interest in machines could be applied to medicine and help treat people with disease. So he switched his focus (if you will!) to vision science before joining NIH as Director of NEI in November 2020.
NLM and MLA: Working Together to Build on Our Vision and Roadmap at MLA | SLA ’23
It is time for the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) Annual Meeting this week in Detroit, Michigan. This year is special because not only is MLA partnering with the Special Libraries Association to expand its offerings beyond health sciences librarianship, it’s also MLA’s 125th anniversary!
Honoring The Contributions of Nurses to the Health of the United States
National Nurses Week is an opportune moment for us in the nursing profession to reflect on our nation's overall health and wellbeing and our role in redesigning and improving traditional models of health services. Check out a new framework from the Duke University School of Nursing that can inform how nurse-led models of care can effectively mitigate health inequities.
How Do the Values of NLM Shape and Support Its Mission?
I have been taking some time recently to talk with the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Leadership Team about the values that guide what we do at NLM and the way they influence our work.
There’s More to the Story…
This year’s National Library Week theme is “There’s More to the Story.” A good story has a beginning, a middle, and an end, with an interesting setting and a fascinating cast of characters… and libraries have exceptional stories to tell. What is the rest of the story for the NIH Library?
Malaria Screening Gets “Smart” with Machine Learning
One of the most promising ways to fight malaria is early detection, which requires fast and accurate diagnostic testing. The NLM Malaria Screener was developed to perform automatic parasite counts, which directly supports the fight against malaria.
Addressing Inequities to IMPROVE Maternal Health for All
Today marks the beginning of Black Maternal Health Week, an observance that brings awareness to the state of Black maternal health in the United States, gives voice to the experiences of Black families, and highlights the critical need to improve maternal health outcomes nationwide.
Meet the NLM Investigators: Dr. Nash Rochman Explores Host-Pathogen Interactions
As part of our ongoing Meet the NLM Investigators series, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Nash Rochman, PhD, an Independent Research Scholar in NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Computational Biology Branch and member of the NLM Intramural Research Program.
ClinicalTrials.gov is Modernizing to Serve You Better
Guest post by Anna M. Fine, PharmD, MS, Acting Director of ClinicalTrials.gov at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health. ClinicalTrials.gov is the world’s largest database of privately and publicly funded clinical trials. It provides easy access to clinical trial information for millions of users every month—from patients and their advocates to … Continue reading ClinicalTrials.gov is Modernizing to Serve You Better
NLM’s Research Mission: Advancing Data and Information Science
NLM is more than just a resource for credible health information, scientific literature, and research resources; it also plays a critical role in helping to shape scientific and technological directions. The Division of Extramural Programs provides funding that directly supports cutting-edge science.