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Patient Jennelle Stephenson shares her journey to a cure.
Researchers at the NIH Clinical Center are conducting an experimental trial to place new DNA in a patients cells and eliminate sickle cell anemia, a brutal disease that causes debilitating pain. Watch as our patient Jennelle Stephenson shares her journey to a cure with CBS 60 Minutes.
Mr. Stanace
"There was no doubt that Mr. Stanacev had meningitis — his brain was inflamed. But why? Mr. Stanacev was referred to the Undiagnosed Diseases Network's site at the N.I.H." Read more about Stanacev's story at the Clinical Center that ended with a "miracle", as well as another patients journey in The New York Times. Photo by Audra Melton for The New York Times
Volunteer receives a nasal spray containing the flu virus.
A healthy volunteer receives a nasal spray containing the flu virus at the NIH Clinical Center. NIH hopes to create a universal vaccine against the influenza virus - one which you wouldn't need to get every year. ABC Good Morning America
Dr. Bradford Wood being filmed
Dr. Bradford Wood, Chief of Interventional Radiology seen above, along with other researchers and patients in the NIH Clinical Center, were filmed for a Discovery Channel docuseries that premiered in August 2017. Discovery Communications
Chronic pain sufferer Beatrice Bowie.
Chronic pain sufferer Beatrice Bowie, seen above, has sickle cell disease. Bowie, a NIH Clinical Center patient, and Dr. Ann Berger, chief of Pain and Palliative Care, are featured in Bethesda Magazine in the May-June 2016 issue. Bethesda Magazine Photo by Michael Ventura
Seven-year-old Lucy Wiese, a Clinical Center patient.
Seven-year-old Lucy Wiese, a Clinical Center patient, plays with snow that a caring pediatric nurse brought to her during the blizzard in January 2016. The Washington Post
group photo of Nina Pharm and Clinical Center staff
Nina Pham was declared Ebola-free and released from the NIH Clinical Center Oct. 24, 2014, where she was treated for the disease. USA Today

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