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June Clinical Center News 2016

June Clinical Center News 2016

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June 2016

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Speak Up For Safety Bulletin

The NIH Clinical Center has created a new method for staff, patients and visitors to report safety concerns to the NIH Clinical Center leadership. In addition to the existing electronic Occurrence Reporting System (ORS) that is available to all NIH staff, a toll-free ANONYMOUS telephone hotline is open for staff, patients and visitors to report concerns.

NHLBI expert earns Presidential Award

In May, Dr. Andre Larochelle, an investigator at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) presented by President Obama.

Groundbreaking new trial hopes to treat aggressive disease

If you're a healthy person, you likely have John Cunningham (JC) virus lying dormant in your body, harmless and causing no problems. But for those people whose immune system is compromised and suppressed, JC virus can cause a very rare, and often fatal, brain disease called Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML). In April, experts at the NIH began afirst-in-human trial to attempt to treat PML in patients with non-readily reversible immunosuppression.

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