The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Learn about NIGMS, including its mission and divisions.
See a biographical sketch and photo of NIGMS Director Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D.
Read the NIGMS 2015-2020 strategic plan and strategic plan for research training.
We're pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned website,
https://www.nigms.nih.gov. Among the site's new and improved features:
Easier navigation with fewer clicksModern, visually appealing lookEnhanced science education pages
Quick quiz: Which organism...Can regrow a severed spinal cord?Is a culinary delicacy overseas but an invasive pest in the U.S.?Reveals insights about tissue regeneration, evolution, and cancer biology?
The NIGMS Feedback Loop blog provides NIGMS grantees, applicants, and others in the scientific community with the latest information on funding opportunities, meetings, resources, and other useful information.
Biomedical Beat is a blog for the general public about NIGMS-funded research and scientists as well as images that help illustrate important biomedical concepts and advances.
Findings showcases diverse NIGMS-funded scientists who do cutting-edge research and lead interesting lives. Each issue also contains brief research highlights, a puzzle or other activity, and online extras. The magazine aims to inspire middle and high school students to pursue a career in biomedical research.
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