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National Institutes of Health

 (NIH)
a health agency of the United States Public Health Service, composed of numerous different component institutes and centers, many of which are dedicated to medical research.

NIH

Abbreviation for National Institutes of Health (U.S. Public Health Service).

NIH

abbr.
National Institutes of Health

NIH

A federal agency within the US Public Health Service (PHS), and part of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which is comprised of 27 Institutes and Centers located on a 306 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland, each with a specific research agenda. The NIH is responsible for carrying out and supporting biomedical and behavioural research and improving the health of Americans; its campus is home to the Clinical Center, the largest hospital in the world totally dedicated to clinical research.

NIH

Abbreviation for U.S. National Institutes of Health (an agency or operating division of the U.S. Public Health Service).

NIH

Abbrev for the National Institutes for Health. This is an American government-sponsored body, the principal interest of which to the general public is the excellent web site (www.hih.gov/) providing reliable medical information.
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Since so much is at stake when it comes to relationships between the NIH and private industry, one might argue that the organization should flatly prohibit its intramural scientists from receiving any money for consulting with pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.
The move is a reversal for Elias Zerhouni, NIH director, who told Congress earlier this year that he did not favor a complete ban on industry interactions because these interactions are important in furthering science.
NIH proposes that all publications that arise from NIH-sponsored research be made available free to the public within six months after they have been published.
[section] 286) as a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1956 describes the mission of the library as collecting, preserving, and disseminating medical literature as well as making "available its bibliographic, reference, or other services, to public and private entities and individuals." NLM fulfilled this mission for many years by primarily serving health professionals, especially through the MEDLINE[R] database of references to millions of biomedical research publications.
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The program assists investigators Dom academic institutions, nonprofit research institutions, and biotechnology and small pharmaceutical companies by providing access to NIH contract resources for therapeutics development.