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Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 20, 2019
The Duke University emeritus professor was an expert in purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout.
AIDS Researcher Emerges as Top Candidate to Head CDC
Ashley Yeager | Mar 19, 2018
Robert Redfield would replace Brenda Fitzgerald, who resigned in January over unresolved conflicts of interest.
Astrophysicist Nominated to NSF Helm
Chris Palmer | Aug 1, 2013
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to nominate former Purdue president France Cordova to lead the National Science Foundation.
Interim NSF Director Announced
Jef Akst | Mar 13, 2013
Current NSF Deputy Director Cora Marrett will take over as acting director of the agency at the end of next week when Subra Suresh steps down.
First Female NIH Director Dies
Jessica P. Johnson | Aug 10, 2011
A prolific cardiac research scientist, Bernadine Healy revolutionized the study and treatment of disease in women.