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NIAMS to Hold Webinars about Core Centers for Clinical Research (CCCR)

Pre-application webinars (similar in content) will address questions pertinent to preparing applications: Tuesday, September 27, 2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT, and Tuesday, October 11, 12:00-1:30 p.m. EDT. The webinars are not required for submission.

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Free Bilingual Fotonovelas on Bone and Muscle Health!

Itís Hispanic Heritage Month! NIAMS has free bilingual fotonovelas with info and tips on keeping your bones and muscles healthy. Order yours today and follow along as Isabel learns about osteoporosis and Ana learns about sports injuries.

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Approach Targets Autoimmunity

Researchers employ an emerging approach used to fight cancer and turn it on pemphigus. They engineer T cells to destroy misbehaving immune cells without affecting the rest of the immune system.

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Ion Channel Found to Play Role in Itch Sensation

Investigators have discovered that a molecule called TRPV4 plays a role in sensing itch. The discovery may lead to new ways to treat skin conditions.


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