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The National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is the newest of the research institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIBIB is authorized by law H.R. 1795 (P.L. 106-580) which was signed by President William Clinton on December 29, 2000.

The mission of the NIBIB is to "improve health by promoting fundamental discoveries, design and development, and translation and assessment of technological capabilities. The Institute coordinates with biomedical imaging and bioengineering programs of other agencies and NIH institutes to support imaging and engineering research with potential medical applications and facilitates the transfer of such technologies to medical applications."

This Web site contains information on all aspects of the NIBIB including organization and mission, research and training grant opportunities and related information, breaking news, publications, events, bioimaging and bioengineering information of general interest, interagency activities, and the NIH Bioengineering Consortium (BECON), which is administered by the NIBIB.

We welcome your input. Comments on the content of this Web Site or NIBIB programs can be transmitted to the NIBIB Communications Officer at info@nibib1.nih.gov

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The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the principal biomedical and behavioral research agency of the United States Government. NIH is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.