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NLM Continues to Take Action to Support COVID-19 Sequence Data Information Needs

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, NLM responded swiftly to growing demand for relevant data and information, leveraging its data infrastructure for...

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National Library of Medicine Awards Nearly $58 Million to Advance a Data-Driven Research Workforce

Over the next five years, the NLM will award nearly $58 million to support biomedical informatics and data science programs at 18 institutions. NLM will distribute this funding on an annual basis, granting a total of $11.5 million each year.

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Introducing NIH’s New Scientific Data Sharing Website

Introducing a new website on Scientific Data Sharing. This site is meant for those who wish to understand which sharing policies apply to their research and how to comply as well as those looking to access scientific data from NIH-affiliated repositories.

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NLM Research Finds Maintenance Drugs for Common Chronic Diseases Associated with Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19

According to a recent study in the journal PLOS One by members of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, the use of medications for common chronic diseases were found to be associated with a lower risk of contracting and dying from COVID-19.

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