Clinical Center News
February / March 2024
Scientists searching for treatments for severe aplastic anemia
NIH researchers want to work with patients with severe aplastic anemia to explore new treatments and medications.
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Transfusion medicine symposium shares practical knowledge
Symposium focused on recent developments, current practices and management issues relevant to transfusion medicine.
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Profile: Hospital Epidemiologist Dr. Alison Han
Han oversees a team focused on understanding and preventing the causes of disease outbreaks.
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Men in Nursing discussion addresses rewards and challenges
The Clinical Center's Nursing DEI Council sponsored a Men in Nursing event, focused on male nurses who work in a profession that remains 88 percent female.
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U.S. & Australia collaborate on cancer research
The U.S. and Australia have strong research ties - Australian researchers are the United States' second largest international recipients of National Cancer Institute research grants.
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Clinical Center dedicates Bernstein sculpture
On Oct. 6, the Clinical Center held a dedication event for the Lionel Bernstein sculptures outside the Clinical Center Chapel.
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The NSO returns to the Clinical Center in full force
The National Symphony Orchestra returned to the NIH Clinical Center atrium on Sept. 13 with a spectacular performance.
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Communication key to patient success
This is the second installment of Marcy Mager's observations about the processes and procedures used in the Clinical Center to provide care to patients who are severely ill.
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Secretary Becerra recognizes CC duo for pandemic response
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra honored the Clinical Center's Dr. Valeria De Giorgi, and Debbie Gutierrez for their leadership and outsize effort during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge receives a calming and refreshing makeover
The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge serves as a welcoming respite for patients who have spent a long day at the Clinical Center attending medical appointments. Recognizing the importance of making patients feel comfortable, The Lodge initiated a series of updates in October 2022. These changes include reupholstering furniture, adding new kitchen fixtures, updating doors and the fireplace, new fitness room equipment, and refreshing the pergolas outside.
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Hard cases, compassionate care
Marcy Mager reflects on the 10 days her husband of 30 years spent in intensive care at the NIH Clinical Center, with an introduction by hospital CEO Dr. James Gilman.
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New Pediatric Department streamlines care
The hospital expands pediatric services; looking at early interventions that may cure diseases and prevent negative outcomes that can occur in some rare diseases.
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Men in Nursing discussion addresses rewards and challenges
The Clinical Center's Nursing DEI Council sponsored a Men in Nursing event, focused on male nurses who work in a profession that remains 88 percent female.
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U.S. & Australia collaborate on cancer research
The U.S. and Australia have strong research ties - Australian researchers are the United States' second largest international recipients of National Cancer Institute research grants.
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Clinical Center dedicates Bernstein sculpture
On Oct. 6, the Clinical Center held a dedication event for the Lionel Bernstein sculptures outside the Clinical Center Chapel.
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Daniel Chertow promoted to tenured investigator
Dr. Daniel S. Chertow, an NIH physician-scientist specializing in critical care medicine and infectious diseases, was recently promoted to tenured investigator.
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"Discovering Hope in Science" podcast now available
The CC launches new podcast series.
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Clinical Center welcomes new CFO
Sunil Vasudevan assumed the role of Clinical Center chief financial officer in June.
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Healthcare Simulation Week at the Clinical Center
The NIH Clinical Center held its Healthcare Simulation Week to enhance skills in a realistic healthcare environment.
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Holland presents 2022 Astute Clinician Lecture
Dr. Steven Holland will give the Astute Clinician Lecture as a part of the NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series on Nov. 2 via NIH Videocast.
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Gubbi honored as Distinguished Clinical Teacher
NIH Clinical Fellows select Dr. Sriram Gubbi for the 2022 Distinguished Clinical Teacher Award.
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Sharing music with the hearing-impaired
On May 11, Dr. Charles J. Limb was recognized as the 2022 Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Research (DCRSER).
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Diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility at the Clinical Center
The NIH Clinical Center has developed a comprehensive program to combat racism and reduce disparities across its workforce.
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Science, society and lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
In addition to being a public health challenge, pandemics are also an economic and social challenge.
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New CC exhibit honors Dr. Harvey Alter
An installation by the NIH Office of History and Stetten Museum tells the story of 2020 Nobel laureate Dr. Harvey Alter and his discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
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Interested in healthy eating and the mediterranean diet?
Is a Mediterranean-like diet that eliminates many ultra-processed foods healthier than a Western diet? The CLEAN-MED diet intervention study was designed to test this concept.
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Hospital welcomes students back for Take Your Child to Work day
Take Your Child to Work Day held activities virtually and in person in the Clinical Center and across campus.
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Clinical Center Art Exhibit: "Science Related"
Artwork with a scientific focus or created by people with scientific and medical backgrounds will be featured through January 2024.
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Register now for Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion Symposium
The hospital's Department of Transfusion Medicine is co-hosting the 42nd Annual Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion Symposium on September 20, 2023.
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"This is a noble purpose"
The hospital celebrates seven decades of supporting "firsts" – first diagnoses of diseases, applications of technology and treatments for its patients.
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