NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences - NIGMS

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45 Center Drive, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
301-496-7301 (Voice)
301-402-0224 (FAX)


The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is one of the National Institutes of Health, the principal medical research agency of the Federal Government. NIGMS primarily supports research that lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The Institute’s research training programs produce the next generation of scientists, and NIGMS has programs to increase the diversity of the biomedical and behavioral research workforce.

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NIGMS offers a number of science education publications on topics like cell biology, genetics, chemistry, pharmacology, computational biology and structural biology. The Institute also has publications about its research grants and training programs.

Review Date

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015