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Severe burns can be life-threatening—but the standard treatment for burns requires an autograft, causing the patient additional wounds, slicing away a piece of healthy skin from elsewhere on the Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
To survive the winter, the arctic wood frog Rana sylvatica performs a pretty amazing trick: its heart stops beating as it partially freezes. In the spring the frog thaws out healthy and spry. The Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
While manatees can accumulate algae on their backs, and whales are often sporting barnacles, sharks always have clear skin: and that unique trait can save human lives. “This is a property unique to Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Travelers, military personnel, and residents in malaria-stricken countries face a choice: follow a sometimes daily medication regimen that can be costly for the very poor or risk contracting a Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Millions of people suffer from at least one of thousands of rare diseases. Despite this fact, drug companies tend to focus on developing therapies for diseases that affect many people. “Rare disease Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
For high schoolers without access to lab equipment, science classes can sometimes just be textbook reading or “theoretical” experiments; and for science teachers without a formal science background, Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
While overseeing technical logistics in a public housing meeting for neighborhoods of predominantly black residents, Laverne Morrow Carter noticed something: the people on the committee didn’t Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
The immunotherapy company Qrono didn’t start off hoping to drastically change treatment options for cancer patients, but that is what their goal is today. In 2009, Sam Rothstein started the drug Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Whether it is Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, seizures or sleep disorders, studying the brain is a complex, and therefore time consuming, process. If researchers need to build their own research Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Every day in the United States, 7,000 units, or almost one thousand gallons, of platelets are needed for transfusions. Platelets—blood cells that form clots—are essential for treating cancer patients Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
With support from the NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, Navidea Biopharmaceuticals is working to bring medical technologies to patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Kaposi’s Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Up to eleven percent of women of reproductive age could have endometriosis, an undiagnosed painful condition that makes the menstrual cycle harder and is linked to infertility.  It’s caused by Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
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