NEWS

Jul 19, 2018
Scientists from the National Institute of Aging (NIA) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with Tawain's National Health Research Institutes and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine worked with Peptron Inc. a Korean-...
Apr 19, 2018
Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health recently report that genetically modified broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) protected rhesus macaques from an HIV-like...
Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Jorge Munoz will discuss the CDC Trioplex real-time RT-PCR assay for detection and differentiation of Zika, dengue and chikungunya virus infections in one clinical sample. To participate, please pre-register by sending an email to...

New & Updated Opportunities

Aug 3, 2018

The simultaneous concentration and recovery of microbes in drinking water is important for responding to potential water-related events such as pathogen contamination...

Aug 1, 2018

Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of community-acquired pneumonia and is also a frequent cause of bloodstream, brain and spinal cord, ear, and...

Jul 25, 2018

CDC researchers have developed probes and primers for detecting the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus in patient samples using real-time reverse transcription-...

SPOTLIGHT

The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Repository, supported by the National Institute of Aging was established in 1994. The goal of the SWAN repository is to describe the biological, behavioral, and psychosocial characteristics that occur during midlife and the menopausal transition. SWAN focuses on the impact of menopause on age-related chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, bone loss and osteoporosis, as well as physical and cognitive functioning. SWAN has seven clinical study sites located in six states, two in California, and one each in Chicago, Boston, Detroit area, northern New Jersey and Pittsburgh. The SWAN Repository is the biospecimen bank of the SWAN study. All stored specimens are from the 3,302 SWAN participants. There are currently nearly 1.8 million samples, collected across the 14 clinic visits. Both SWAN Specimens and Data are available to the scientific community.

The SWAN Repository contains blood...

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