From the NDDIC: HHS, NIH, NIDDK Research and NewsNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) sent this bulletin at 07/02/2013 02:00 PM EDT
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Study Finding: White Blood Cells Found to Play Key Role in Controlling Red Blood Cell Levels
Researchers found that macrophages—white blood cells that play a key role in the immune response—also help to both produce and eliminate the body's red blood cells.
2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Two NIH Grantees
The 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded jointly to National Institutes of Health (NIH) grantees Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D., and Brian K. Kobilka, M.D., for groundbreaking discoveries on G-protein-coupled receptors.
2013 Edition of NIDDK's Annual Scientific Report Now Available
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 2012.