Addressing opioid withdrawal in newborns, improving pain management for women
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.
Reflecting on 2019
Posted on 01/03/2020
NICHD Director Dr. Diana Bianchi looks back at 2019 and NICHD’s many amazing accomplishments.
Reaching Pregnant Women Through the All of Us Research Program
Posted on 11/14/2019
Pregnancy is a time when women are especially curious about their changing bodies and the development of their future child. In an effort to reach more pregnant women, NICHD’s PregSource® crowdsourcing project is partnering with the All of Us project.
Transforming Down Syndrome Research
Posted on 10/1/2019
In this busy fall season, NICHD joins a trans-NIH investment into funding for Down syndrome research and research to establish a standard of care for newborns exposed to opioids.
Welcoming a New Deputy Director
Posted on 9/3/2019
After a national search, we have selected Alison Cernich, Ph.D., as our new Deputy Director. Dr. Cernich has served as director of NICHD’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research since 2015.