NICHD Director’s Corner: Address Infertility

NICHD Director’s Corner: Address Infertility

Millions of lives are affected by infertility, a condition defined clinically as being unable to achieve pregnancy after one year of regularly having unprotected intercourse, or after six months if the female partner is older than 35 years. Last fall, the American...

2024 budget and paylines update

Kenneth SANTORA, Director, Division of Extramural Activities (DEA). As you’ve likely heard by now, President Biden recently signed into law H.R. 2882, the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024, which includes full-year NIH funding through Sept. 30, 2024. As a...

The ECHO Connector

News and research findings from across the ECHO Program A Message From Matt Matthew Gillman, MD, SM Director of the ECHO Program Welcome to the March 2024 edition of the ECHO Connector! ECHO has already produced several exciting publications so far this year, many of...

NICHDevelopments: March 2024

Timing of COVID-19 vaccination drives menstrual cycle changes Receiving a COVID-19 vaccine during the first half of the menstrual cycle is linked to a small, temporary increase in cycle length, suggests a study funded by NIH. Analysis of data from nearly 20,000 people...

NICHD Director’s Corner

Elucidating the Effects of Digital Media on Children Use of technology and digital media is nearly universal among children and adolescents in the United States, and it plays a key role in our nation’s unprecedented youth mental health crisis. Last year, building on...