Alan 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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NICHD 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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What’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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