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Old 27th November 2014, 03:14 PM
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Default Re: How Many NIH Institutes Are There

There are 27 NIH center and institutes.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s medical research agency making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Its a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services .

List of NIH institutes:

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) — Est. 1948
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) — Est. 1989
National Institute on Aging (NIA) — Est. 1974
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) — Est. 1970
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) — Est. 1948
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) — Est. 1986
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) — Est. 2000
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) — Est. 1962
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) — Est. 1988
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) — Est. 1948
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) — Est. 1950
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) — Est. 1974
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) — Est. 1969
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) — Est. 1962
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) — Est. 1949
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) — Est. in 1993
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) — Est. 1950
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) — Est. 1986
National Library of Medicine (NLM) — Est. 1956

NIH Centers
Center for Information Technology (CIT) — Est. in 1964
Center for Scientific Review (CSR) — Est. in 1946
Fogarty International Center (FIC) — Est. in 1968
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) — Est. in 1999
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) — Est. in 2011
NIH Clinical Center (CC) — Est. in 1953

For more detail, contact to;
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

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