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NEW REPORT

Health and Well-Being of Young Adults

Oct. 30 - Young adults ages 18-26 should be viewed as a separate subpopulation in policy and research, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.

  • NEW REPORT

    Health and Well-Being of Young Adults

    Oct. 30 - Young adults ages 18-26 should be viewed as a separate subpopulation in policy and research, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.

  • ELECTION

    IOM Elects New Members, Foreign Associates

    Oct. 20 - The Institute of Medicine today announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 44th annual meeting. Video Webcast | Agenda

  • NEW REPORT

    Framework for Assessing Chemical Alternatives

    Oct. 10 - A new report from the National Research Council describes a framework that can be used to guide assessments of potentially safer chemicals in terms of human health and ecological risks.

  • NOBEL PRIZE

    NAS Member Shares 2014 Nobel in Chemistry

    Oct. 8 -- National Academy of Sciences member William E. Moerner has won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Eric Betzig and Stefan W. Hell "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy," more commonly known as nanoscopy.

Workshop on 'Gain of Function' Research Announced

The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine will hold a public workshop on Dec. 15 and 16 on the potential risks and benefits of "gain of function" research that increases MERS coronavirus; NIAID photothe pathogenicity or transmissibility of infectious agents such as SARS, MERS, or pandemic influenza. The workshop discussions will help inform deliberations of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity. Read More

Workshop to Inform Public Health Practices for Ebola

Ebola; photo courtesy NIAIDAs a result of the emergence of Ebola, the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council will host a public workshop on Nov. 3 to discuss biomedical and public health research needed to best safeguard the U.S. public. The workshop will provide a venue to explore immediate science needs to provide the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, public health officials, health care providers, and the general public with the most up-to-date and accurate information about the virus. Read More

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