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Directors of NIH and NIMHD to Speak at RCMI 2017

RCMI 2017 Conference Announcement — In his role as the 16th Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Francis Collins oversees the work of the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research. As Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at NIH, Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable oversees the Institute's $289 million budget to advance the science of minority health and health disparities…read more »

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

University of Kentucky News — The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES). This center will foster research across all spectrums — basic, clinical, epidemiological and translational — to identify environmental factors and underlying mechanisms responsible for the disproportionately high incidence of chronic diseases, such as colorectal cancer, lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, in Appalachian Kentucky…read more »

Early Bird Registration Ends on Monday!

RCMI 2017 Conference Announcement — Mark your calendars, and plan to attend the RCMI Translational Science 2017 Conference, convening October 28 – November 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. If you want to take advantage of the Early Bird discount, you must register and pay in full before 11:59 PM EDT on July 31, 2017…read more »

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