NIGMS Deputy Director Dorit Zuk, Ph.D.
Former NIGMS Deputy Director Judith H. Greenberg, Ph.D.
Biography of Former NIGMS Director Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D.
Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D.,
became the director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) in August 2013. In this position, Lorsch oversees the Institute's $3.0 billion budget, which supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
NIGMS supports more than 5,500 investigators and 5,000 research grants—around 11 percent of the total number of
research grants funded by NIH as a whole. Additionally, NIGMS supports around 30 percent of the NRSA trainees who receive assistance from NIH.
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