The NIH Clinical Center, America’s research hospital, has launched a new YouTube channel, NIHClinicalCenter. Videos will showcase the Clinical Center’s innovative scientific studies, programs, and people. Visit: www.youtube.com/user/NIHClinicalCenter [disclaimer].
|Dr. Harvey Alter
||Emergency department use among adults with disabilities|
|Dr. Harvey Alter, of the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center, and two research colleagues recently received the Canada Gairdner International Award for "their critical contributions to the discovery and isolation of the hepatitis C virus, which has led to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic agents." Dr. Alter describes his groundbreaking research. Read the press release at http://www.nih.gov/news/health/mar2013/cc-20.htm.
||Elizabeth Rasch, Ph.D., chief of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section in the NIH Clinical Center's Rehabilitation Medicine Department, talks about a study that showed working-age adults with disabilities accounted for a disproportionate amount of annual emergency department visits. Read the press release at http://www.nih.gov/news/health/jan2013/cc-02.htm.|
|Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center
||Clinical Center hosts first hand hygiene awareness day|
|The Clinical Center has launched a new website that illustrates the hospital's special research resources and outlines the next steps for extramural researchers interested in working with NIH intramural investigators. www.cc.nih.gov/translational-research-resources/index.html
||The NIH Clinical Center hosted its first Hand Hygiene Awareness day on May 23, 2012. The event was designed to educate and emphasize the proper use of hand washing and hand sanitizer, which can be found throughout the hospital. Use two pumps of sanitizer and rub thoroughly for 20 seconds.|
|The NIH Clinical Center - 2011 Lasker Award Recipient|
Each year a few discoveries are singled out from the thousands of basic and clinical research advances for the Lasker Award. Here, the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation explains by the NIH Clinical Center earns the 2011 Lasker~Bloomberg Award.