Integrative Biological and Behavioral Sciences Feature Articles

Read about NIMHD-supported research on biological, behavioral, and sociocultural influences on minority health and health disparities.

Dr. Juan Celedón

Asthma: More Than Just Genetics

Countless parents go to the pediatrician each year when their toddler starts wheezing, worried that their child has asthma. But less than half of these children actually go on to develop asthma.

Headshot of Dr. Josefina Card

PTab: The Future of Evidence-Based Behavioral Intervention Delivery

In 2014, the rate of new cases of HIV infection in the United States was 13.8 per 100,000, but among African Americans, that rate was an astonishing 49.4 per 100,000. Between the years 2010 and 2014, 45% of all new HIV infections, 62% of newly infected women, and 64% of newly infected children aged less than 13 years were African American.