NIGMS


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National Institute of General Medical Sciences

 (NIGMS)
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to support biomedical research that is not targeted at specific diseases, resulting in increased understanding of life and laying the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

NIGMS

National Institute of General Medical Sciences. A division of the National Institutes of Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Last year, scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases and Harvard Medical School cited bio-specimens from the NIGMS Repository.
Cell repositories like the NIGMS Repository at Coriell have become a key money and time saving resource for scientists.
--2011, 'Frequently asked questions: an information resource for preparing IRB protocols for submission of samples to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Human Genetic Cell Repository', Coriell Institute for Medical Research Website, viewed 6 May, 2009, http://ccr.coriell.org/Sections/Support/NIGMS/IRBFAQ.aspx?PgId=52 4&coll=GM
"If we are to realize the tremendous potential of stem cells, we urgently need more fundamental knowledge about their basic biology and more scientists trained to work with them," said Jeremy Berg, PhD, director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
According to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), approximately 80% of known proteins have been mapped using x-ray crystallography.
While the report stopped short of making hard recommendations, it did discuss potentially disruptive changes like the consolidation of institutes (i.e., merge NGHRI with NIGMS and NIAAA with NIDA) and eliminating special agency (NCI) treatments.
This research was jointly funded by grant P50 AT00155 through the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), the National Institute of General Medicinal Sciences (NIGMS) and the Office for Research on Women's Health (ORWH).
(Supported by NIGMS Grant # S06GM08092 to JTR and MARC to TRO)
Supported by NIH Grant EY00777, PSC/CUNY Grants 622450031 and 632130032, as well as by an NIH/RISE (Research Institute for Scientific Enhancement) GM60665 award to Hunter College and by NIGMS grants 2T34 GM07823 (MARC) and R25 GM56945.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is unique among the components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in that its main mission is the advancement of the basic biomedical sciences.
- US-based Mercury Biomed, a company developing a novel approach to managing core body temperature, was awarded a USD 1.5m non-dilutive Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer grant through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).
This research was funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants R00 ES024144, T32 ES013678, R01 CA057494, and National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) grant P20GM104416.