2019 Additional Coverage
Sickle Cell Disease gene therapy and transplant trials at the NIH Clinical Center, featured:
- Clinical trial in US holds promise for sickle-cell patients
- Potential Sickle Cell breakthrough
- Alabama man free of Sickle Cell after gene therapy
- Reclaiming my time: Mobile man is first in state to be sickle cell free through gene therapy
- Alabama man first in the state to become sickle cell free through new therapy
WPDE ABC 15
- Byron está cambiando su vida, marcada por la anemia falciforme and Trasplante de médula realizado en los Institutos Nacionales de Salud está cambiando la vida de Byron
CNN en Español
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Media Clips & Resources
Clinical Center in the News
- The silent "sixth" sense
- Building a better flu vaccine -- one you don't have to get every year
- NIH experiments with drug to reduce opioid cravings
- Could a universal flu vaccine save us all?
- Potential Sickle Cell breakthrough
- Here's what you should know before joining a clinical trial
- A peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit
- Capital Comment/ Big Picture: Thinking Cap
Inside the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center in Bethesda, a team of doctors, engineers, technicians, and physical therapists have gathered to map the brain activity of a two-year-old subject named Ethan.
- The science behind fever dreams
- A study at the NIH Clinical Center found that people ate significantly more calories and gained more weight when they were fed a diet that was high in ultra-processed foods.
- How processed foods may make you eat more
- Why eating processed foods might make you fat
New York Times
- Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day, causing weight gain
- Here's what eating processed foods for two weeks does to your body
- Ultraprocessed foods cause people to gain weight, study finds
- How processed foods may make you eat more
- Could gene therapy cure sickle cell anemia?
An NIH clinical trial is ushering in a genetic revolution as an innovative type of gene therapy is used to attempt to cure sickle cell anemia.
CBS 60 Minutes
- #ACTRIMS2019 – Game-like smartphone app used to test neurological disability in MS
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
- When the illness is a mystery, patients turn to these detectives
NIH Clinical Center patients Dee Reynolds and Zarko Stanacev share their journey.
The New York Times
- NIH celebrates holidays with gingerbread house contest
- Finding answers for patients with the rarest of rare diseases
- Scientists race to improve 'Living Drugs' to fight cancer
Update: A young man's experiment with a 'Living Drug' for Leukemia
A 20-year-old receives treatment for his leukemia with CAR-T cell therapy at the NIH Clinical Center.
- Clinical Trials and You: For people with cancer and other illnesses, clinical trials can offer hope—but know the risks
- She had a lot of rashes, but don’t all kids?
The Washington Post
- Tackle the patient cultural divide with these technologies
Managed Healthcare Executive
- In a coma for days, Va. college athlete overcomes near-death experience with mono
Participant in study at the NIH Clinical Center helps advance research on mononucleosis.
- Dripping candle wax’ bone disease: scientists find cause of rare condition that causes bones to ‘flow’
Though there are only about 400 known cases of this disorder worldwide, 15 unrelated adults with the condition from around the globe volunteered to come to the NIH Clinical Center to undergo biopsies of both affected and unaffected bones.
- Poor sleep may cause an increase in brain protein linked to Alzheimer’s
The study, which included 20 participants at the NIH Clinical Center, shows that sleep deprivation is linked to higher levels of a protein called beta-amyloid—a notorious precursor to Alzheimer’s disease.
- NIH Clinical Center taps retired Navy captain as new COO
Becker's Hospital review
- From Bench to Bedside: Researchers of NIH’s Clinical Center
NIH MedlinePlus magazine
- New paths to cure cancer emerge from immunotherapy trials
- The Deep Learning Technique Best Poised to Change Radiology
- Catching the flu on purpose, for science
ABC Good Morning America
News Releases & Advisories
- Side effects mild, brief with single antidepressant dose of intravenous ketamine (11/15/19)
- NIH adds five Lasker Clinical Research Scholars (11/14/19)
- Influenza human challenge study begins at NIH-sponsored clinical trial units (10/23/19)
- NIH pairs cutting-edge neuroethics with ground-breaking neurotechnologies (10/18/19)
- New NIH program provides comprehensive treatment for inherited blood and immune diseases (09/26/19)
- Smoldering spots in the brain may signal severe MS (08/12/19)
- Experimental respiratory syncytial virus vaccine prompts antibody surge (08/01/19)
- NIH scientists identify spasm in women with endometriosis-associated chronic pelvic pain (07/11/19)
- NIH welcomes 50 young scientists to year-long medical research scholar program (06/10/19)
- NIH study finds heavily processed foods cause overeating and weight gain (05/16/19)
- NIH researchers identify method to verify if children fasted before medical testing (05/03/19)
- In rare cases, immune system fails despite HIV suppression (04/18/19)
Five individuals were evaluated in the NIH Clinical Center.
- Gene therapy restores immunity in infants with rare immunodeficiency disease (04/17/19)
- NIH BRAIN Initiative tool may transform how scientists study brain structure and function (04/17/19)
Dr. Christine Grady, chief of Bioethics at the NIH Clinical Center, adds insight on ethics involved in the research.
- Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks (04/12/19)
- Releasing an immune system brake could help patients with rare but fatal brain infection (04/10/19)
- NIH begins first-in-human trial of a universal influenza vaccine candidate (04/03/19)
- FDA-approved drug effectively treats rare chronic immune disorder (04/03/19)
All study visits took place at the Clinical Center.
- Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study (04/02/19)
- Harnessing T-cell “stemness” could enhance cancer immunotherapy (03/28/19)
- NIH to test experimental drug to curb opioid cravings (03/21/19)
Early stage trial opens at Clinical Center.
- Meningitis changes immune cell makeup in the mouse brain lining (03/18/19)
- Our brains may ripple before remembering (03/15/19)
- NIH adds eight Lasker Clinical Research Scholars (03/12/19)
- Nitisinone increases melanin in people with albinism (02/20/19)
- Patients to share personal journeys at NIH Rare Disease Day events (02/11/19)
- Investigational monoclonal antibody to treat Ebola is safe in adults (01/25/19)
- NIH scientists combine technologies to view the retina in unprecedented detail (11/14/18)
- Researchers identify immune culprits linked to inflammation and bone loss in gum disease (10/17/18)
- Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury (10/10/18)
- The NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network expands (09/24/18)
- NIH and Children’s National partner to advance pediatric clinical research (09/17/18)
- NIH Clinical Center releases dataset of 32,000 CT images (07/20/18)
- NIH announces 2018-2019 Medical Research Scholars Program class (06/11/18)
- New approach to immunotherapy leads to complete response in breast cancer patient unresponsive to other treatments (06/04/18)
- NIH study finds gut microbiome can control antitumor immune function in liver (05/24/18)
Study performed in the NIH Clinical Center may have implications for understanding the mechanisms that lead to liver cancer and for therapeutic approaches to treat them.
- NIH begins test Ebola treatment in early-stage trial (05/23/18)
- Bacteria therapy for eczema shows promise in NIH study (05/03/18)
- NIH statement on World Asthma Day 2018 (05/01/18)
Video features three patients who participated in an asthma study at the NIH Clinical Center.
- Lack of sleep may be linked to risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease (04/13/18)
The study conducted at the NIH Clinical Center shows that sleep deprivation is linked to higher levels of beta-amyloid — a notorious precursor to Alzheimer’s disease.
- NIH researchers crack mystery behind rare bone disorder (04/11/18)
- NIH Clinical Center names U.S. Navy Captain Pius Aiyelawo as chief operating officer of the research hospital (04/02/18)
- NIH pilot project will match researchers to genes, gene variants of interest (03/01/18)
- NIH Hosts Rare Disease Day Event on March 1, 2018 (02/20/18)
- Study links gut-homing protein levels with HIV infection risk, disease progression (01/24/18)
- Flu infection study increases understanding of natural immunity (01/23/18)
- The coming of age of gene therapy: A review of the past and path forward (01/12/18)
- NIH study supports use of short-term HIV treatment interruption in clinical trials (01/11/18)
- MERS antibodies produces in cattle safe, treatment well tolerated in Phase 1 trial (01/10/18)
- NIH discovery brings stem cell therapy for eye disease closer to the clinic (01/02/18)
New age-related macular degeneration clinical trial set to launch in the Clinical Center in 2018.
NIH Clinical Center "B-Roll": Special Clinical Studies Unit Patient Room
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This page last updated on 12/05/2019