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Academic positions
Panel on the Administrative Restructuring
Academic & Venture Capital Advisory Boards
Scientific Review panels



Grant, 7/2013
Grant, 9/2013


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. The goals of the agency are:

  • to foster fundamental creative discoveries, innovative research strategies, and their applications as a basis for ultimately protecting and improving health;
  • to develop, maintain, and renew scientific human and physical resources that will ensure the Nation’s capability to prevent disease;
  • to expand the knowledge base in medical and associated sciences in order to enhance the Nation’s economic well-being and ensure a continued high return on the public investment in research; and
  • to exemplify and promote the highest level of scientific integrity, public accountability, and social responsibility in the conduct of science.

In realizing these goals, the NIH provides leadership and direction to programs designed to improve the health of the Nation by conducting and supporting research:

  • in the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and cure of human diseases;
  • in the processes of human growth and development;
  • in the biological effects of environmental contaminants;
  • in the understanding of mental, addictive and physical disorders; and
  • in directing programs for the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information in medicine and health, including the development and support of medical libraries and the training of medical librarians and other health information specialists.

Recent Milestones



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  1. Health Startup Noom Receives NIH Grant To Study Smartphone Tech In Eating Disorder Treatment ( [edit]
  2. MabVax Awarded $1.75 Million NIH Grant ( [edit]
  3. Oligomerix obtains $1.7m NIH grant to develop small molecule drugs ( [edit]
  4. VGTI Florida Scientists Receive $3.6 Million in NIH Research Grants ( [edit]
  5. Akonni Biosystems Awarded $280,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant to Develop Benchtop Nucleic Acid Isolation Instrument ( [edit]
  6. ProThera Biologics Corrals $750K in Grant and Equity Funding ( [edit]
  7. Gene Security Network Receives $2M Grant from NIH to Fund Clinical Trial to Apply Parental Supportâ„¢ for Non-invasive Prenatal Diagnosis ( [edit]
  8. Akonni Awarded $300K Grant from National Institutes of Health to Develop RT-PCR Microarray for Detecting Viruses in Human CSF ( [edit]
  9. NIH 1R43AG039898-01 - SBIR Phase I ( [edit]
  10. Akonni Awarded $3M NIH Challenge Grant to Develop Rapid Molecular Test for Genotyping MDR/XDR-TB ( [edit]
  11. Akonni awarded $435K NIH Grant to develop low cost point-of-care diagnostics for Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug-resistant strains ( [edit]
  12. FinSMEs ( [edit]
  13. NIH 1R43AG027612-01 - SBIR Phase I ( [edit]
  14. NIH awards Third Rock startup up to $10M for Fragile X work Read more: NIH awards Third Rock startup up to $10M for Fragile X work - FierceBiotech ( [edit]
  15. Alzheimer's research gets $45 million funding boost ( [edit]
  16. NIH awards $12.7M to research groups to explore new treatments for patients in eight disease areas ( [edit]
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