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Two photos of tissue chips. The one on the left shows mini-kidneys with homozygous PKD mutations, the one on the right shows gene-corrected heterozygotes.

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Disease modeling and gene editing techniques shed light on common ailment.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteria

Next-Gen Antibiotics

New drugs are underused against resistant infections.

Data science and big data technology. Big data analytics visualizing complex data set on touchscreen.

AI and Cancer

New tool has the potential to match cancer drugs more precisely to patients.

Young pregnant black woman suffering from headache or migraine

Pregnancy and Mental Health

Diagnosis and treatment are improving, but disparities persist.

NIH at a Glance

Take the Virtual Tour

Explore the Bethesda campus and how NIH turns discovery into health.

The NIH Director

Monica M. Bertagnolli, M.D., is the NIH Director and provides leadership for the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up 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.

Impact of NIH Research

NIH-supported research has had a major positive impact on nearly all of our lives.

Jobs at NIH

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