The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is one of the National Institutes of Health, the principal biomedical research agency of the Federal Government. NIGMS supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The Institute also supports research in certain clinical areas, primarily those that affect multiple organ systems. To assure the vitality and continued productivity of the research enterprise, NIGMS provides leadership in training the next generation of scientists, in enhancing the diversity of the scientific workforce, and in developing research capacities throughout the country.
To learn more about our programs and initiatives, training and fellowship opportunities, and funding resources, visit us in booth #437.