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Multiple studies highlight disparities in symptoms, diagnostic experiences.

Spinal cord stimulation allowed stroke patients to perform daily activities like eating with a fork. University of Pittsburgh

Spinal Stimulation

Technique improves arm, hand movement after stroke.

Tuberculosis Virus

Tuberculosis Vaccine

Trial shows freeze-dried vaccine is safe and effective.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Blood test identifies patients at greater risk for relapse.

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