Neuroscience Research Support at NICHD

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is committed to supporting research in the neurosciences, particularly as they affect developing systems and rehabilitation.

NICHD supports the full spectrum of basic, clinical, and translational research in the biomedical and behavioral neuroscience arenas, as well as research on the ethical, legal, and social implications of neuroscience research. This website provides information for researchers, scientists, health care providers, and others about NICHD funding and research opportunities within the neurosciences.

BRAIN Funding OpportunitiesIn addition to NICHD-sponsored initiatives and investigator-initiated projects, the institute also participates in trans-NIH activities, including (but not limited to): Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative, NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study external link, HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term℠) Initiative, and INCLUDE (INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) project.

Select from the following to learn more about NICHD's neuroscience research support activities.

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