Features - 2017

Learn about NIMHD extramural and intramural research and programs. Here you'll find recent stories, announcements, and videos about research funded or conducted by NIMHD.

A New NIH Experience Charted for the Next Generation of Minority Health and Health Disparities Researchers

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February 15, 2017 - “Imagine you are a 65-year-old woman who has hypertension and diabetes that have been poorly controlled due to your everyday life stressors,” began Dr. Lisa A. Cooper, as the auditorium fell silent.

HIV Prevention in SGM Youth

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February 13, 2017 - Researchers usually have to get a parent’s permission before enrolling a minor in a study—which can make it hard to do research with gay and bisexual youth. NIMHD-funded researchers found that 14- to 17-year-olds are capable of understanding a hypothetical study on HIV prevention.