Biomedical Research and Research Training

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences supports basic biomedical research that increases understanding of life processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

The Institutes programs encompass the areas of cell biology, biophysics, genetics,

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developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, bioinformatics, computational biology, and minority biomedical research and training.
Examples of Funded Projects

NIGMS supports a wide array of grants supporting both research and training in areas described in paragraph 50.

Examples of these grants are available in the Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (CRISP) database at

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories