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Announcing October 5 Information-Gathering Session for Human Gene Editing Initiative

To inform a committee that is planning an international summit on human gene editing, taking place this December in Washington, DC, the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine are holding a meeting on Oct. 5 to provide the committee with ...

September 25, 2015

International Summit on Human Gene Editing December 1-3, 2015

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Royal Society (the science academy of the U.K.) are joining the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in co-hosting an international summit on human gene editing to ...

September 14, 2015

NAM member Chad A. Mirkin wins prestigious prize in convergence research

Chad A. Mirkin is the inaugural recipient of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research, the National Academy of Sciences announced today. A professor at Northwestern University and the director of its International Institute for Nanotechnol ...

September 11, 2015

2015 NAKFI Communication Award Winners Announced

The recipients of the 2015 Communication Awards were announced today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Supported by the W.M. Keck Foundation since 2003 as part of the Keck Futures Initiative, these prestigious awards — eac ...

September 09, 2015

NEJM Perspective — Creating a Global Health Risk Framework

NAM President Victor J. Dzau, chair of the International Oversight Group of the Global Health Risk Framework, and Judith Rodin, vice-chair, have authored a new Perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine: …the Ebola outbreak has had catastrophic h ...

August 05, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows

The NAM, along with the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), have named the 2015-2016 class of the FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows. These five individuals were chosen through a highly selective national competition bas ...

August 03, 2015

NAM Receives $750,000 Gift to Establish Bioethics Fellowship

The Greenwall Foundation has made a bequest of $750,000 to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, to establish a permanent two-year fellowship in bioethics. The Greenwall Fellowship in Bioethics is the newest addition to th ...

July 27, 2015

Countering Threats of Epidemic Infectious Diseases: First Meeting of the Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future

Over the past 15 years, outbreaks of Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and H1N1 have demonstrated the lack of an adequate local and global health system infrastructure to prevent or mitigate the systemic ...

July 27, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 Class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows

The National Academy of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) proudly announce the 2015-2016 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. Beginning in September, the six health professionals selected will spend a year in Washington, DC, working on hea ...

July 13, 2015

Marcia K. McNutt Nominated as Next NAS President

The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, for election as president of the Academy, to succeed Ralph J. Cicerone when his second term as NAS president end ...

July 06, 2015

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