Director's Corner

NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need it Most Through RADx-UP

Nurse in protective gear in hospital hallway.Posted on 06/24/2020

As the nation begins to return to work and businesses re-open, reliable COVID-19 testing is needed. NIH is rising to the challenge.

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Responding to COVID-19

Nurse in protective gear in hospital hallway.Posted on 06/03/2020

Crisis often brings out the best in us. Recognizing one of NICHD’s essential workers on the front lines of the response to COVID-19 in New Mexico’s Navajo Nation.

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Endometriosis Research to Develop Non-Invasive Treatment and Diagnosis

A health care provider shows a patient a graphic illustrating the pathway of endometriosis.Posted on 04/24/2020

Research on the causes of and effective treatments for endometriosis is a high priority for NICHD. Our grantees share their findings and ongoing research.

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Advancing Women’s Health: Research to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

NICHD Director Dr. Diana Bianchi observes during an NIH HEAL Initiative meeting. Posted on 03/06/2020

NICHD is working with the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health to enhance coordinated activities addressing the problem of maternal morbidity and mortality.

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Addressing opioid withdrawal in newborns, improving pain management for women

NICHD Director Dr. Diana Bianchi observes during an NIH HEAL Initiative meeting. Posted on 02/03/2020

I recently joined NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, and Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome to highlight the integral role NICHD plays through our ACT NOW initiative.

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