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Medical Research Initiatives

The NIH intramural research program has shifted all non-mission-critical laboratory operations to a maintenance phase in order to promote physical distancing and diminished transmission risk of COVID-19. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, only mission-critical functions within NIH research laboratories will be supported.

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Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV)

A coordinated research strategy for prioritizing and speeding development of the most promising treatments and vaccines.

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Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx)

An initiative to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for COVID-19 testing.

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21st Century Cures Act

Providing NIH with critical tools to further advance biomedical research, promote innovation and speed development of new therapies.

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Cancer MoonshotSM

Cancer prevention and detection, while making more therapies available to more patients.

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The BRAIN Initiative

Learn about an audacious initiative aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain.

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Trans-NIH ME/CFS Working Group

Learn about shared areas of interest and challenges to advance ME/CFS research.

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All of UsSM Research Program

Learn about disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle.

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Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program

Learn about new research to understand environmental influences on child health.

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Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP)

A bold venture to help identify new treatments and cures for diseases.

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Rigor and Reproducibility

Information about the efforts underway by NIH to enhance rigor and reproducibility in scientific research.

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Data Science at NIH

The NIH is dedicated to harnessing the potential of the computational and quantitative sciences to elevate the impact and efficiency of biomedical research.

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Diversity

Find out about the “Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-funded Workforce” Program.

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NIH HEAL Initiative

Trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.

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The INCLUDE Project

Agency-wide initiative on the critical health needs of individuals with Down syndrome.

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Women in Biomedical Careers

Learn how NIH is maximizing the potential of women scientists and engineers.

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NIH Common Fund

Learn how NIH is accelerating discovery by supporting cross-cutting, trans-NIH programs.

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Blueprint for Neuroscience Research

Learn how NIH is enhancing collaboration in support of research on the nervous system.

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Sound Health: An NIH-Kennedy Center Partnership

Music can get you moving, lift your mood, and even help you recall a memory, but can it improve your health?

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