Through its intramural and extramural organizational units, the NICHD supports and conducts a broad range of research on Neuroscience. In addition, the NICHD, together with other NIH Institutes and Centers, participates in important trans-NIH initiatives in the field of neuroscience. Short descriptions of NICHD’s involvement in neuroscientific research are provided below:
The NICHD supports research in the neurosciences through its extramural programs. To find out what NICHD components support neuroscience research and what types of neuroscience research they support, visit the Neuroscience Research Components: Extramural section of the Neuroscience Research Support at the NICHD website. You can also visit the Funding for Neuroscience Research page to see what funding opportunities the NICHD offers related to the neurosciences.
Brief descriptions of the NICHD components that support this research, as well as links to the websites for these components are listed below.
The NICHD also conducts research in the neurosciences through its intramural research program.
Some recent NICHD science advances within the neurosciences are included below.
For more information about NICHD research in neuroscience, see the News Releases and Spotlights on Neuroscience.
Many of the Institute's projects and supported networks involve different aspects of neuroscience. The links below provide additional information.
The NICHD is a key research and funding partner in several neuroscience projects involving the NIH Office of the Director, as well as other NIH Institutes and Centers. Some of these initiatives are described below:
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