The NIH UNITE activities are informed by research and data-driven analyses. Below is a listing of recently published studies related to UNITE’s areas of focus.

  • Bernard, MA et al. The United States National Institutes of Health approach to inclusive excellence. Nature Medicine. DOI: 10.1038/s41591-021-01532-1 (2021).1
  • Collins, FS et al. Affirming NIH’s commitment to addressing structural racism in the biomedical research enterprise. Cell. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.05.014 (2021).
  • Hill, LD et al. The role of the national institute of mental health in promoting diversity in the psychiatric research workforce. Psychiatric Clinics. DOI: 10.1016/j.psc.2022.03.001 (2022).
  • Richardson, RR et al. Advancing scientific excellence through inclusivity in the NIH BRAIN Initiative. Neuron. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.10.021 (2021).



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