In the News

Portrait of Dr. Francis Collins

NIH Director

Francis Collins to step down as director of the National Institutes of Health.

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Holiday Drinking

The truth and myths of alcohol.

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Holiday Tips

Safer ways to celebrate.

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Study estimates global progress toward UNAIDS goal.

NIH at a Glance

Who We Are

NIH is the nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.

The NIH Director

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., provides leadership for the 27 institutes and centers that make up the NIH.

Funding for Research

NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs.

Labs at NIH

Scientists conduct research on NIH campuses across the U.S., as part of our Intramural Research Program.

Training at NIH

NIH provides training opportunities internally, as well as at universities and other institutions across the U.S.

Jobs at NIH

The central recruitment point of access to all NIH jobs and training opportunities