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Mission: The National Institutes of Health is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. It is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Complete mission statement >

 

Location: NIH headquarters are located in Bethesda, Maryland, and the surrounding area. NIH funds scientific studies at universities and research institutions across the Nation. NIH also sponsors public events around the Nation. Get directions to NIH headquarters >

 

Organization: The NIH comprises the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. The Office of the Director is responsible for setting policy for NIH and for planning, managing, and coordinating the programs and activities of all NIH components.

 

Leadership: NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
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Funding: $27,066,782,000 in FY2003 Congressional appropriations

 

From the Director
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Investments, Progress, and Plans - selected examples from FY 1999 - 2003
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Get Involved with NIH
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