National Institutes of Health


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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

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.

National Institutes of Health

NIH, see there.

Na·tion·al In·sti·tutes of Health

(NIH) (nash'ŏ-năl in'sti-tūts helth)
A nonregulatory U.S. federal agency that oversees research activities funded by the Institute.

Na·tion·al In·sti·tutes of Health

(NIH) (nash'ŏ-năl in'sti-tūts helth)
A nonregulatory U.S. federal agency that oversees research activities funded by the Institute.
References in periodicals archive ?
National Institutes of Health launches "ClinicalTrials.gov" [press release].
It was primarily funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, the biomedical research arm of the U.S.
The location of the program in Baltimore, Maryland gives the trainees access to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and the considerable resources and facilities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal facilities.
Is the site run by the government, a university, or a reputable medical or health-related association (e.g., American Medical Association, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, National Institutes of Health, National Academies of Science, or U.S.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded SRA International, Inc.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) National Institutes of Health 1 AMS Circle Bethesda, MD 20892-3675 Phone: 301-495-4484 or 877-22-NIAMS (226-4267) (free of charge) TTY: 301-565-2966 Fax: 301-718-6366 E-mail: niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov www.niams.nih.gov
Based on these considerations, the following consensus statement was written and sent to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Story Landis, director of Intramural Research for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), another of the National Institutes of Health that funded their work, said in a statement.
Prepared by: Office of Communications and Public Liaison National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 20892
Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service National Institutes of Health 1998
The PDB is supported by funds from the National Science Foundation, the Office of Biology and Environmental Research at the Department of Energy, and two units of the National Institutes of Health the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the National Library of Medicine.

Medical browser ?
Full browser ?