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Dr. Alan GuttmacherAlan E. Guttmacher, M.D. has served as Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development since August 2010, following a term as Acting Director beginning in December 2009.

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Dr. Karel Pacak: Disarming Rare Tumors, One Step at a Time

Dr. PacakTwo rare tumors diagnosed in about 1,000 people every year are missed in many other people. In those people, symptoms are often mistaken for stress

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Division of Intramural Population Health ResearchDivision of Extramural ResearchDivision of Intramural ResearchNational Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research

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Dr. Shavon Artis: Leading Safe to Sleep® into a New Decade

Dr. Shavon ArtisFor 20 years, the Safe to Sleep® campaign has led the effort to reduce rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and, more recently, other sleep-related infant deaths. Dr. Shavon Artis is the guiding force behind the campaign.

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NIH Updates Down Syndrome Research Plan (December 08, 2014)

NIH Updates Down Syndrome Research Plan (December 08, 2014)

NIH has made progress in research on Down syndrome since the release of its first research plan 7 years ago. To reflect that progress and lay out future research directions, a newly released, revised plan is now available.
NICHD and HSC Foundation Event on Military-Connected Children with Special Needs (December 02, 2014)

NICHD and HSC Foundation Event on Military-Connected Children with Special Needs (December 02, 2014)

Military families, researchers, and others came together at a conference to share knowledge about military-connected children with special health care needs.
NICHD Funds Research on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (November 17, 2014)

NICHD Funds Research on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (November 17, 2014)

TBIs can lead to years of health problems. Read this Q&A with NICHD’s Dr. Mary Ellen Michel to find out how research aims to help people recover from these injuries.

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