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Research in NIAMS Labs

Updated September 29, 2015

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Dr. Pravitt Gourh Receives Award

Congratulations to Pravitt Gourh, M.D., who has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Fellow Award from the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Gourh is a Clinical Fellow and NIAMS Scholar in the NIH Rheumatology Training Program. His current research is focused on understanding the genetics of both pediatric and adult scleroderma, and protein biomarker discovery. Watch Dr. Gourh discuss his research External Web Site Policy.

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Dr. O’Shea to Give Lecture at Nobel Forum

Dr. John O’Shea, NIAMS Scientific Director, has been invited to present a fall Karolinska Research Lecture at Nobel Forum. He will present his talk Basic and Applied Cytokine Signaling: From Jakinibs to Super-enhancers on October 15, 2015, at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

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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.