With NIH support, scientists across the country and the world conduct wide-ranging research to improve the health of the nation.
For decades, medical research — and the cures and treatments it has discovered — have meant hope for millions of Americans living with disease and disability.
Although the massive 2015 spending agreement reached by Congress last night gives the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a flat budget, it contains modest increases for a few programs within the agency.
The director of the National Institutes of Health discusses where he sees health innovation going over the next few years.
At a time when medical advances are poised to provide extraordinary breakthroughs, it is disconcerting that funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the main supporter of biomedical research, has declined so precipitously.
Sustained increases to the NIH budget are necessary to close our nation’s innovation deficit.
Advances in biomedical research require an investment by the American people and our government.
Researchers want desperately to develop treatments to help the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and the millions more at risk.