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John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences: Mission


The John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences:

  • supports international research and research training activities in targeted areas of emphasis;

  • supports international scientific collaboration through international fellowships, small grants, and scientist exchanges;

  • identifies significant international research issues/opportunities and facilitates IC interest and involvement;

  • provides administrative services for recruitment of foreign scientists into the intramural research laboratories of the NIH;

  • coordinates the activities of the NIH

    concerned with the health sciences internationally; and

  • receives foreign visitors to NIH.


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