National Institute of Health

September 29, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Medical Center Metro Construction Continues Tuesday; Portions of Rockville Pike Will Close

Street level and underground construction continues between Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institute of Health with plans to close portions of Rockville Pike Tuesday evening. Starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, construction workers will begin a double northbound lane closure from Wilson Drive to Woodmont Corner, where they will be installing lane […]

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July 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dr. Fauci to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Nats Opener

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals’ opening game Thursday against the New York Yankees. The Nationals said in a statement: “Dr. Fauci has been a true champion for our country during the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

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May 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

First Lady Melania Trump Donates 150 Meals to The Children’s Inn at NIH

First Lady Melania Trump donated 150 boxed lunches to The Children’s Inn at the NIH in Bethesda Tuesday. The food was sent with contact-free delivery and packaged securely, according to Melania Trump’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham. The meals were delivered by White House staff and the White House executive chef and pastry chef. Sending my best […]

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September 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Invited to Celebrate Roberts’ Life, Donate to Children’s Inn at NIH

Cokie Roberts’ family is inviting the public to participate in celebrating the life of the renowned journalist. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to The Children’s Inn at NIH, where Roberts served on the Board of Directors since 1992. She lived nearby in Bethesda. MyMCMedia spoke to Jennie Lucca, CEO of […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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December 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Santa Claus Comes to Town in Style to Benefit Children at NIH (VIDEO)

There was no Dasher, Dancer or Prancer as Santa Clause entered town early Wednesday.  Instead, Santa arrived to Montgomery County on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle for the police department’s annual Santa Ride that benefits The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda. The Children’s Inn is a residential “place like home’’ for seriously ill children and their families […]

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October 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to NIH Grantees

National Institute of Health (NIH) grantees received the 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Paul Modrich, of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Duke University School of Medicine, and Aziz Sancar, of the University of North Carolina, received the award for their work on “mapping, at a molecular level, how cells repair damaged DNA and safeguard the […]

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April 3, 2015 | Krista Brick

NIH Proposal for More Parking Rejected by National Capital Planning Commission

The National Institute of Health will not be able to add more parking spaces on its Bethesda campus, according to a decision by the National Capital Planning Commission. On Thursday, The National Capital Planning Commission rejected the National Institute of Health’s plan for an additional 1,000 parking spaces on its Bethesda campus over the next […]

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