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“Golden Age” of Neurobiology on the Horizon, Says Leiter Lecturer

The quest to unlock the mysteries of the human brain extends back centuries, from Aristotle, who believed the brain was a secondary cooling mechanism for the heart, to Italian scientist Camillo Golgi, whose pioneering discovery in 1873 of a cell-staining technique allowed him to view the connections among brain cells for the first time. The…

Native Voices on display in Anchorage

Native Voices Exhibition Now Showing in Alaska

After four months in the heart of North Dakota’s Indian country, the exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, is now on display in Alaska. The National Library of Medicine exhibition opened June 9 in Anchorage as part of the National Congress of American Indian’s mid-year conference. “The Native Voices exhibition puts…

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NLM Symposium Reflects on the Past and Peers into the Future

On Wednesday, May 14, leaders in medicine, science, IT and librarianship convened at the Natcher Center on the NIH campus to reflect on the contributions the National Library of Medicine has made over the last 30 years, and help chart its course for the future. They were drawn to “The National Library of Medicine, 1984…

MedlinePlus Connect Honored at MLA

NLM Honored at Medical Library Association Meeting

NLM Director Donald A.B. Lindberg, MD, and NLM’s MedlinePlus Connect, received honors at the 2014 Medical Library Association meeting held mid-May in Chicago. MLA President Dixie Jones presented Dr. Lindberg with a resolution commending his 30 years of outstanding leadership. The resolution noted that Dr. Lindberg’s appointment as director in 1984 brought a new era…