The Healing Nature of NLM’s Herb Garden

Guest post by Kathryn McKay, writer-editor at the National Library of Medicine  Stressed? Perhaps the scent of lavender or the sight of flowers could soothe you. That’s what a group of gardeners have discovered while tending to the NLM Herb Garden. “When the herbs grasp your soul, you can’t just walk past them,” says Pat Keeney, … Continue reading “The Healing Nature of NLM’s Herb Garden”

Enhancing Data Sharing, One Dataset at a Time

Guest post by Susan Gregurick, PhD, Associate Director for Data Science and Director, Office of Data Science Strategy, National Institutes of Health The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has an ambitious vision for a modernized, integrated biomedical data ecosystem. How we plan to achieve this vision is outlined in the NIH Strategic Plan for Data … Continue reading “Enhancing Data Sharing, One Dataset at a Time”

Defining the Path Forward for NLM’s New Office of Engagement and Training

Guest post by Amanda J. Wilson, Chief, Office of Engagement and Training, NLM. During the NLM Board of Regents (BOR) meeting held last week, I had the distinct honor of introducing the new Office of Engagement and Training (OET). This office brings together many of the outreach, training, and capacity-building staff, programs, and services from … Continue reading “Defining the Path Forward for NLM’s New Office of Engagement and Training”

NLM Scientists Contribute to AI for Medical Image Interpretation

Guest post by Sameer Antani, PhD, Staff Scientist, Acting Branch Chief for the Communications Engineering Branch and Computer Science Branch at the National Library of Medicine’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Institutes of Health. Artificial intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest fields of the 21st century. But AI isn’t a … Continue reading “NLM Scientists Contribute to AI for Medical Image Interpretation”