Director's Corner

Celebrating NICHD’s 60th Anniversary

A black and white photo of President John F. Kennedy reaching for a pen in a crowded room.Posted on 01/07/2022

As we ring in the new year, 2022 marks a special milestone—the 60th anniversary of NICHD.

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Understanding Long COVID in Children

A healthcare provider examines a young girl with a stethoscope as her mother looks on. Everyone is masked.Posted on 12/09/2021

Dr. Bianchi discusses NICHD-led research on long COVID in children.

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Reflecting on Our Commitment to Nutrition Research

A diverse, multi-generational family shares a Thanksgiving meal.Posted on 11/01/2021

As we usher in November and Thanksgiving, it’s a fitting time to reflect on NICHD’s commitment to research on nutrition.

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Empowering Kids in Challenging Times

A group of masked children stand outside a school building.Posted on 10/04/2021

Drs. Diana W. Bianchi and Bill Riley co-write a blog for Children’s Health Day on October 4, 2021.

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Menstrual Cycles as a Fifth Vital Sign

Woman looking at a calendar.Posted on 09/13/2021

NICHD Director Dr. Diana W. Bianchi explains how menstruation provides insights into overall health status and encourages clinical researchers to routinely collect menstrual cycle data.

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