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Text Description for NLM: A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health, 2018

May 30, 2018

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Image - Globe with circling text. Text overlay "NIH/NLM A platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health"

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Image – Human eye with computer search illustration overlay. Camera zooms closer to eyeball.

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Image - Computer screen with various code images. Camera zooms into computer screen.

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Image – Head of woman with glasses looking into the camera. Text overlay "Enabling use of big data sets"

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Video – Person in scientific protective gear pouring liquid from one test tube into another. Text overlay "Visualization Tools". Additional text overlay "Biology Science Virus Structure" – Image overlay showing virus and molecular illustrations.

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Video – Molecular analysis dashboard with moving DNA string. Text overlay "Innovative Advanced Analytics"

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Video – Man and women looking at graphs. Text overlay "Innovative Advanced Analytics"

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Video – DNA analysis screen. Text overlay "Innovative Advanced Analytics"

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Video – 3D molecule model. Text of DNA sequences in upper left of screen. Text overlay "Findability"

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Video – Man wearing virtual reality headset interacting with DNA dashboard. Text overlay "Collaborative Platforms"

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Video – Man checking watch. Text overlay "Electronic Health Records". Video merges into another man holding image of a brain scan.

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Video – Students leaning against lockers looking at personal digital assistant. Video overlay of cartoon rendered molecule which merges into a cartoon rendered man holding his stomach.

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Video – Man looking at his cell phone. Images of heart and related information appear on the screen. Text overlay "Health Information"

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Video – Doctor and nurse with baby. Image of cross section of head and neck appear on the screen. Text overlay "Data-Powered Health"

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Video – Close-up of person in medical mask. Image of medical computer information appear on the screen. Text overlay "Innovation Accelerator"

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Video – Rotating image of National of Library of Medicine seal merges into globe with circling text. NIH NLM logo appears in upper left of screen.


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is a leader in research in biomedical informatics and data science and the world’s largest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports research in methods for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating health information. NLM creates resources and tools that are used billions of times each year by millions of people to access and analyze molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental health, and health services information. Additional information is available at

Last Reviewed: May 30, 2018