The NIH recognizes that commercial drug development has its limitations.
The first trial will be conducted in 20 healthy, uninfected volunteers at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.
Correction: An earlier version of this article referred to Fauci as the head of NIH.
This work builds on years of previous Ebola vaccine trials conducted by the NIH.
IPSCs are fully eligible now for funding by the NIH, and in fact the Wisconsin iPSC study was partly funded by the NIH.
The second annual “mHealth Summit,” sponsored by the NIH, is scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C. this November.
This is going to hurt the many, many of us (and therefore the NIH) who depend on the undervalued labor of graduate students.
The next step was to pass the NIH Scientific Review Group, which meets once a month.
In 2013, the NIH gave $12.7 million spread over nine projects.
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National Institutes of Health
A U.S. government agency headquarted in Bethesda, Maryland, which conducts and supports a wide range of medical research. NIH comprises thirteen separate agencies, each responsible for a different aspect of health, such as allergy and immunology, heart and lung, and so on. NIH also plays a role in training research scientists and providing and distributing biological and medical information.
Note: A good portion of the funding for basic biomedical research is funneled through this agency.