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  1. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Res. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Res.
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR): One of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S., the NIDCR is for dental and other craniofacial diseases. NIDCR's mission is, in formal terms, to "provide leadership for a national research program designed to understa...
  2. National Institute of Environmental Health Science National Institute of Environmental Health Science
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS): A part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States. NIEHS states that its mission is to "reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes by defining how environmental exposures, genet...
  3. National Institute of General Medical Sciences National Institute of General Medical Sciences
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS): One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., NIGMS's mission is to "support basic biomedical research that is not targeted to specific diseases or disorders. Among the most significant results of this research has been the devel...
  4. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., NIMH's mission is to "provide national leadership dedicated to understanding, treating, and preventing mental illnesses through basic research on the brain and behavior, and through clinical, epi...
  5. National Institute of Neurological Disorders National Institute of Neurological Disorders
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS): One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., the NINDS's mission is to "support and conduct research and research training on the normal structure and function of the nervous system and on the causes, prevention, diagnosi...
  6. National Institute of Nursing Research National Institute of Nursing Research
    National Institute of Nursing Research: One of the National Institutes of Health, NINR's mission is to "sponsor research that focuses on the clinical care of individuals and on their responses to actual or potential health problems. Through its broad mandate, NINR-supported scientists seek to ...
  7. National Institute on Aging (NIA) National Institute on Aging (NIA)
    National Institute on Aging (NIA): One of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The mission of the National Institute on Aging is to "lead a national program of research on the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of the aging process; the prevention of age-related diseases and disa...
  8. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): One of the National Institutes of Health, NIAAA's mission is to "conduct research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems to reduce the enormous health, social, and economic consequen...
  9. National Institute on Deafness and Other Commun. National Institute on Deafness and Other Commun.
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD): One of the US National Institutes of Health. The mission of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders is to "conduct and support biomedical research and research training on normal mechanisms as we...
  10. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., NIDA's mission is to "lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction through support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines and rapid and ef...
  11. National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    National Institutes of Health (NIH): The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is an important U.S. health agency. It is devoted to medical research. Administratively under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the NIH consists of 20-some separate Institutes and Centers. NIH's progra...
  12. National Institutes of Health Clinical Center National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC): The clinical research facility of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S. As a national resource, the CC's mission is to "provide the patient care, services, and environment needed to initiate and support the highest quality con...
  13. National Library of Medicine (NLM) National Library of Medicine (NLM)
    National Library of Medicine (NLM): The world's largest medical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NLM has as its mission to collect, organize, and make available biomedical science information to investigators, educators...
  14. National Program of Cancer Registries National Program of Cancer Registries
    National Program of Cancer Registries: A program administered in the US by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 1994 that helps the states and US territories to improve their cancer registries; meet standards for data completeness; timeliness, and quality; use cancer data to su...
  15. National Research Council National Research Council
    National Research Council: In the United States, a part of the National Academies. There are also National Research Councils in Canada, the UK, and other countries....