National Institutes of Health is a biomedical research facility in the United States. It is affiliated to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research. It conducts its own scientific research through its Intramural Research Program (IRP) and provides major biomedical research funding to non-NIH research facilities through its Extramural Research Program. National Institutes of Health has 1,200 principal investigators and more than 4,000 postdoctoral fellows in basic, translational, and clinical research. It comprises 27 separate institutes and centers that conduct research in different disciplines of biomedical science. With scientific accomplishments such as the discovery of fluoride to prevent tooth decay, the use of lithium to manage bipolar disorder, the creation of vaccines against hepatitis, Haemophilus influenzae (HIB) and human papillomavirus, National Institutes of Health has many agencies under its control. National Institutes of Health was established in 1887. It is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Research Grants 89,078 show all


$2.4B
2016

$2.4B
2017

$2.6B
2018

$2.7B
2019

$150K
2020

Publications 184,038 show all

  • 1,413
    Mutation
  • 1,092
    T-Lymphocytes/immunology
  • 1,038
    Brain/metabolism
  • 1,012
    Gene Expression Regulation
  • 990
    Signal Transduction
  • 959
    Antineoplastic Agents/pharmacology
  • 945
    Antineoplastic Agents/therapeutic use
  • 945
    DNA-Binding Proteins/metabolism
  • 907
    Neoplasms/therapy
  • 905
    Neoplasms/drug therapy

Patents 1,738show all

  • 495
    A61K - Preparations for medical, dental, or toilet purposes
  • 320
    C07K - Peptides
  • 279
    C12N - Microorganisms or enzymes
  • 243
    G01N - Investigating or analysing materials by determining their chemical or physical properties
  • 144
    C12Q - Measuring or testing processes involving enzymes, nucleic acids or microorganisms
  • 87
    C07D - Heterocyclic compounds
  • 58
    H01M - Processes or means, e.g. batteries, for the direct conversion of chemical into electrical energy
  • 52
    A61B - Diagnosis
  • 50
    G01R - Measuring electric variables
  • 50
    G01S - Radio direction-finding

Clinical Trials 31,222show all

7,569N/A7,106Phase 24,295Phase 12,290Phase 31,491Phase 1/Phase 21,685Other

Flintbox Opportunities 1,828show all

National Institutes of Health (NIH) has 1,828 opportunities.

Web Documents 4,218show all

National Institutes of Health (NIH) has 4,218 documents.