Urologic Diseases Research Updates
2012 Edition of the NIDDK’s Annual Scientific Report Now Available
From NIDDK Director’s Update
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) annual scientific report, NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities, is now available. This report highlights examples of NIDDK-supported research advances published in fiscal year 2011. It also includes stories of discovery, which trace research progress in specific areas over a longer time frame; profiles patients who are benefiting from NIDDK-supported clinical research; and highlights scientific presentations made to the NIDDK Advisory Council during 2011. This year’s report includes information on the cutting-edge NIDDK-supported research being conducted on the microbiome—the collection of microorganisms that reside in and on the human body, including the digestive tract. These microbes can influence a range of physiological traits, diseases, and conditions.
To read the report, go online to www.niddk.nih.gov. Request a hard copy via the message box at http://catalog.niddk.nih.gov/ContactUs.cfm, by calling 1–800–860–8747 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or by writing to NIDDK Clearinghouses Publications Catalog, 5 Information Way, Bethesda, MD 20892–3568.
NIH Publication No. 13–5743
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