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.

NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID-19 Research

A framework for accelerating the development of therapeutic interventions, vaccines, and diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2.

Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV)

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

Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx)

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

21st Century Cures Act

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

Cancer MoonshotSM

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

The BRAIN Initiative

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

Trans-NIH ME/CFS Working Group

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

All of UsSM Research Program

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

Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program

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

Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP)

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

Rigor and Reproducibility

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

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.


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

NIH HEAL Initiative

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

The INCLUDE Project

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

Women in Biomedical Careers

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

NIH Common Fund

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

Blueprint for Neuroscience Research

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

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?