In the News

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Overdose and Pregnancy

Rates of overdose are rising among those who are pregnant or post-partum.

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Healing Skin Wounds

Synthetic nanoparticles of the skin pigment melanin could speed up healing of skin injuries.

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Family Health History

The holidays are a perfect time to share your family health history.

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Sickle Cell Disease

Learn about the latest research on the inherited blood disorder.

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