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NLM in Focus Salutes Dr. David Lipman as He Leaves NLM

David J. Lipman, MD, who served as the director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) since its creation almost 30 years ago, is assuming the position of Chief Science Officer at Impossible Foods, a company bringing innovative molecular techniques to the food industry. Great impact on research “It’s hard to think of anyone…

NCBI Director David Lipman Receives AAAS Accolade

In April, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1780 by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and others to honor the finest minds and leaders of each generation, named National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Director David J. Lipman, MD, one of its 190 new Fellows and 22 Foreign Honorary Members. Along with Lipman,…

NCBI Director Lipman Garners Biotechnology Research Award

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Director David J. Lipman, MD, was awarded the 2008 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Promega Biotechnology Research Award in July. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the application of biotechnology through fundamental microbiological research and development. Lipman was among the first to see the need for extremely efficient computer…

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Who Am I? Twelve Notable Women in Medical History

It’s Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we’re profiling 12 women who were pioneers in the field of health and medicine—with a twist. We’re writing about them in first person as if they had access to today’s news. How many can you identify? 1. The Founder I was a mother of two daughters. But when it…