Injury and Illness

Studies on burns, physical trauma, and sepsis—a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to infection—focus on questions like:

  • What changes occur immediately and over time when a person is critically ill or injured?
  • Why does the immune system sometimes go into overdrive?
  • How can we improve diagnosis and treatment strategies?

Follow the links below to learn more.


Pathways Icon. Pathways

A collaboration between NIGMS and Scholastic, Inc., that provides a collection of free educational resources about basic biomedical science and research careers.

Biomedical Beat Icon. Biomedical Beat

A blog highlighting NIGMS-funded research and scientists, as well as images and tools that help illustrate biomedical concepts and advances to the general public.

Findings Magazine Icon. Findings

A magazine published from 2001 to 2017 that showcased diverse scientists who were doing cutting-edge research and leading interesting lives.


Fact Sheets


Multimedia

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Scientific photos, illustrations, and videos from NIGMS grantees

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