Company Overview

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Founded:
1887
Headquarters:
Bethesda, MD
Funding:
$55M
Categories:
Health and Wellness

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) conducts research on the nature and behavior of living systems to enhance health and lengthen life.

Description

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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... See More

Current Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Investments (13)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $55M

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  • $45M

    Investors Unknown
    Sep 18, 2013 -Grant
  • $10M

    Investors Unknown
    Jul 31, 2013 -Grant

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    9000 Rockville Pike

    Bethesda, MD 20892

    USA

Images (1)

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