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New public-private partnership to increase effective gene therapies for rare diseases.
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Small Steps, Big Difference: Preventing diabetes is within your reach.
Join the NIH Office of AIDS Research to recognize World AIDS Day on December 1, 2021.
The work you do can affect your lungs, but you can protect yourself from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
A one-page guide to help put the process of science into perspective and explain why science changes over time.
Francis Collins to step down as director of the National Institutes of Health.
Avoid getting sick from food.
The truth and myths of alcohol.
Safer ways to celebrate.
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., provides leadership for the 27 institutes and centers that make up the NIH.
NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs.
Scientists conduct research on NIH campuses across the U.S., as part of our Intramural Research Program.
NIH provides training opportunities internally, as well as at universities and other institutions across the U.S.
The central recruitment point of access to all NIH jobs and training opportunities
A public-private partnership to develop a coordinated research strategy to speed the most promising COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
An initiative to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for COVID-19 testing.
A new research initiative to understand, prevent, and treat the long-term effects of COVID-19.
A new science agency proposed by President Joseph Biden as part of NIH to drive biomedical breakthroughs and provide transformative solutions for all patients.
NIH does not tolerate pervasive or severe harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment.
Learn more about NIH’s efforts to end structural racism in biomedical research through the UNITE initiative.
A research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease.
Trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.
Learn about participating in clinical trials and where to find them.
A bold venture to help identify new treatments and cures for diseases.
NIH-supported research has had a major positive impact on nearly all of our lives.
Important initiatives aimed at improving medical research.