This past summer, the NIAMS Intramural Research Program’s (IRP’s) Career Development and Outreach Branch (CDOB), welcomed the first hybrid class of interns to the Intramural Virtual Training Research Opportunities (InVTRO) program.
Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc., Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), encourages researchers she supports to think outside the box. Dr. Criswell talked with NIH MedlinePlus Magazine about how diverse ideas can help us better understand conditions such as autoimmune diseases (when the immune system attacks healthy cells by mistake) and initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion in research.
The FY2024 NIAMS Congressional Justification is the annual presentation to Congress that justifies the entire NIAMS budget request and reflects the continuing mission to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE NATIONAL ARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SKIN DISEASES ADVISORY COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE 110th MEETING January 31, 2023 10:00am to 1:30pm January 31, 2023 Council Webcast I. CALL TO ORDER The 110th meeting of the National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Advisory Council (NAMSAC) was held on January 31, 2023, via videoconference. Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell, Director, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), chaired the meeting. Attendance Council members present: Dr. Joan M. Bathon , Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, Columbia University
On May 2, 2023, NIAMS Scientific Director of Intramural Research, Dr. John O’Shea , was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences at the conclusion of the Academy’s 160 th annual meeting. This designation – considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can achieve – recognizes distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. In addition to this latest accolade, Dr. O’Shea has received numerous prizes, including the Howley Prize for Research in Arthritis, the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, the Millstein Prize from the International Cytokine and Interferon Society, the AAI-Steinman Award for Human Immunology, the ASCI-Harrington
Carpal tunnel syndrome usually begins with numbness or a burning sensation in the hands and fingers – at night or first thing in the morning. The condition is caused by pressure on the median nerve traveling down the arm to the fingers.