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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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Renee A. Reijo Pera, Ph.D.: Basic Research Translates into Help for Those Facing Infertility

Dr. Renee A. Reijo PeraNICHD grantee Renee A. Reijo Pera, Ph.D., has made important discoveries that have advanced our understanding of infertility—one of which Time magazine named a “top medical breakthrough of 2010.” Her work is a great example of “Bench to Bedside”—how basic science research can translate to the clinic to help treat infertility.

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Kerri Childress: Making a Daily Impact on Lifelong Health

Kerri ChildressWhat’s the best way to convey the power of research to improve people’s lives? NICHD Communications Director Kerri Childress explains how she rises to this challenge every day.

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Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis (April 10, 2014)

Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis (April 10, 2014)

Endometriosis is a disease in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus—the endometrium—grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis affects millions of American women, yet many women can’t get a timely diagnosis or find effective treatments.
The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings (March 18, 2014)

The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings (March 18, 2014)

A new publication provides the first 3 years of results from the NICHD’s Family Life Project. The project’s purpose is to shed light on childhood development in rural areas, with a focus on understanding how poverty and the family affect children’s development in such settings.
March is Trisomy Awareness Month: Time to Get "DS Connected" (March 06, 2014)

March is Trisomy Awareness Month: Time to Get "DS Connected" (March 06, 2014)

The NICHD highlights DS Connect™: The Down Syndrome Registry, which allows people with Down syndrome and their family members to share health information and to advance research.

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