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. This website provides information for researchers, scientists, health care providers, and others about NICHD funding and research opportunities within the neurosciences.
- Consumer-focused information about NICHD's neuroscience research is available in Neuroscience: Overview within the A to Z Topic section.
- Information about cross-NICHD neuroscience activities and advances is available at Neuroscience: NICHD Research Information within the A to Z Topic section.
In addition to NICHD-sponsored initiatives and investigator-initiated projects, the institute also supports trans-NIH activities, including the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative and the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research.
Select from the following to learn more about NICHD's neuroscience research support activities.