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Scientific Vision: The Next Decade
The NICHD embarked upon a collaborative process in 2011 to create a scientific Vision, identifying the most promising scientific opportunities for the Institute and its partners to pursue over the next decade. The newly published Scientific Vision statement presents the results of that process and outlines scientific goals for the coming decade.


NICHD reorganizes extramural program
​Alan Guttmacher, M.D., Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) announced a number of changes to streamline the institute’s organizational structure and accelerate the exchange of scientific ideas.


NICHD vision statement now available online
A document charting a research course for the many collaborators who share an interest in promoting the science concerning human development through the life span, child health, women's health, and rehabilitation research is now available online.


Research for a Lifetime: Commemorating the NICHD’s 50th Anniversary
On October 17, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed into law the legislation establishing the NICHD to examine “the complex process of human development from conception to old age.” The Institute marks its golden anniversary with Research for a Lifetime, an all-day scientific colloquium to highlight the Institute’s mission, accomplishments, and future research directions.


NIH Convenes Conference on Lactose Intolerance
​The conference, sponsored by the NICHD and the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research, brings experts together to assess the available scientific evidence on lactose intolerance and health.


Milk Matters Online Lesson Resources Available for Teachers
​New online lesson resources that stress the importance of calcium for bone health are now available for middle and high school teachers on the Milk Matters Web site.


"Prime" Partnership for NICHD Milk Matters Campaign
​New public service announcements, produced in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), focus on adolescence as prime time for bone growth.


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