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Research in NIAMS Labs

Updated August 25, 2015

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Congratulations to Dr. Claudia Ouyang

Dr. Ouyang received a postdoctoral training fellowship from the Cancer Research Institute. She is a postdoctoral fellow in the Immunoregulation Section of the Autoimmunity Branch. Her long-term research interest is to obtain a comprehensive understanding of how genetic mutations and epigenetic changes contribute to human diseases in the context of immunology. The NIAMS is proud of Dr. Ouyang for this outstanding achievement.

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NIAMS Hosts NIH HiSTEP Participants

The Career Development and Outreach Branch (CDOB) recently hosted a tour of the NIAMS labs for students participating in the High School Scientific Training and Enrichment Program (HiSTEP). CDOB staff organized presentations, laboratory tours and demonstrations to teach the students about the research conducted under the NIAMS mission. Thanks to everyone who helped make this tour a success.

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Dr. O’Shea Receives Inaugural David W. Talmage Award

Congratulations to Dr. John O’Shea who is the recipient of the inaugural David W. Talmage Award. The award was presented at the 2015 Aspen Allergy Conference.

Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETS) detected by a laser confocal microscope.

Review: The Role of Neutrophils in Lupus

A recently published review from the Systemic Autoimmunity Branch discusses the role of neutrophils and other granulocytes in the pathogenesis of lupus. Read the review here.

Photo of Dr. Adriana Almeida de Jesus.

NIAMS Intramural Research Program at Work

Dr. Adriana Almeida de Jesus (pictured) and other NIAMS intramural investigators describe advances and ongoing research. Patients describe their experiences, too, in this video compilation.