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Healthy Weight Control

Understanding the right balance of eating and exercise.

Prototype for a Universal Flu Vaccine


Research priorities for this serious seasonal virus.

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Teen Driving

Simulated program reduces crash risk for drivers with ADHD.

Brain-Computer Interface

Brain-Computer Interface

AI helps man with vocal paralysis spell out messages with brain waves.

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

Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D. is performing the duties of the NIH Director and 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