The National Institutes of Health’s sprawling 300-acre Bethesda campus is a city within a city. Home to 75 buildings and about 20,000 researchers and staff, NIH’s HQ is buzzing with scientific experimentation and innovation. Since its founding in the late 1880s, the agency, which comprises 27 institutes and centers, has supported 156 Nobel Prize winners and led to the discovery of fluoride, the MRI, the hepatitis vaccine, and more. Meet a few of the alumni and faculty who call NIH home.
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