The first trial will be conducted in 20 healthy, uninfected volunteers at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.
This work builds on years of previous Ebola vaccine trials conducted by the NIH.
The second annual “mHealth Summit,” sponsored by the NIH, is scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C. this November.
National Institutes of Health
A U.S. government agency headquarted in Bethesda, Maryland, which conducts and supports a wide range of medical research. NIH comprises thirteen separate agencies, each responsible for a different aspect of health, such as allergy and immunology, heart and lung, and so on. NIH also plays a role in training research scientists and providing and distributing biological and medical information.
Note: A good portion of the funding for basic biomedical research is funneled through this agency.
The United States National Institutes of Health.