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July 2017

NIH 101: An Introduction to the National Institutes of Health

July 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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The National Institutes of Health is the world’s leading supporter of fundamental discovery that extends healthy lives and reduces the burden of illness.  Thanks to the Congressional investment, NIH-supported research…

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Shining a Light on the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

July 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 122, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Today, an estimated 5.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.  The number is expected to double every 20 years as life…

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September 2017

Rally for Medical Research Hill Day

September 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Grand Hyatt, Washington DC, 1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

300 national organizations coming together in support of medical research.

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Is Your Child at Risk for Developing Cancer?

September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2060, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Joshua Schiffman, MD, Huntsman Cancer Institute

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March 2018

How Do Our Bodies Process Medicine?

March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Namandje Bumpus, PhD Johns Hopkins Medicine

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April 2018

What Role Does Science Have in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

April 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Peter W. Kalivas, PhD Medical University of South Carolina

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May 2018

Medical Marijuana: Is It the Medical Panacea Some Hope It to be?

May 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, 20010 United States
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Speaker Kent Hutchison, PhD University of Colorado, Boulder

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June 2018

Is a Universal Flu Vaccine Possible?

June 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker James Crowe, MD Vanderbilt Vaccine Center

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September 2018

Breaking Down Scientific Silos: Identifying Commonalities Across Diseases

September 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Nevan J. Krogan, PhD UCSF School of Medicine

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October 2018

A Revolutionary Look at Evolution

October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Neil Shubin, PhD University of Chicago

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March 2019

NIH 101: An Introduction to the National Institutes of Health

March 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 122, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The National Institutes of Health is the world’s leading supporter of fundamental discovery that extends healthy lives and reduces the burden of illness. Thanks to the Congressional investment, NIH-supported research…

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April 2019

What is the Microbiome and How is it Crucial for your Health?

April 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2075, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Ami Bhatt, M.D., PhD Stanford Medical School

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May 2019

The National Academy of Sciences’ Principles for Governing the Promise and Concerns with Human Genome Editing

May 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Richard O. Hynes, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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July 2019

Human Genome to Precision Medicine

July 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Eric Green, M.D., PhD National Human Genome Research Institute In this talk, Dr. Eric Green, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), will provide an overview of groundbreaking…

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September 2019

The Future of Cancer Immunotherapy

September 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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James Allison, PhD The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

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The BRAIN Initiative: Is This Grand Challenge Living Up to Expectations

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Eve Marder, PhD Brandeis University

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February 2020

What We Know about the Coronavirus

February 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 122, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Every day we hear a new report on the coronavirus. The reports range from the spread of the virus to the current mortality rates of victims of the virus. But…

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March 2020

POSTPONED: Rett Syndrome, the Association to Autism, and the Race towards Treatments

March 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 121, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event, featuring Huda Zoghbi, M.D, of Baylor College of Medicine, has been postponed until further notice.

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April 2020

POSTPONED: New Ways to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 121, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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THIS EVENT WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE ON APRIL 22. WE WILL UPDATE THE DATE WHEN IT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. With Paul Turner, PhD, of Yale University.

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May 2020

POSTPONED: How Dangerous is Vaping?

May 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 121, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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THIS EVENT WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE ON MAY 13. WE WILL UPDATE THE DATE WHEN IT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. With Rachel Mayne, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute.

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