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Extramural and Intramural research are supported by NINR. The Extramural Research Program supports the work of scientists in universities, teaching hospitals, and other organizations outside NINR. The Intramural Research Program supports scientists at NINR on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.

NINR maintains a focus on training investigators, with an emphasis on addressing the major areas of need and increasing the diversity of the research workforce. NINR offers both individual and institutional training opportunities. Furthermore, NINR supports both Extramural (external to NIH) and Intramural (on NIH campus) research training.

The News and Information Section of NINR's Office of Science Policy and Public Liaison serves as the focal point for public outreach and information dissemination.

The mission of NINR is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations. NINR supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness across the lifespan.
Applicants or investigators may also locate contacts for particular science topics on the Areas of Science page.
Please click above for NINR's listing of job announcements.


Page last updated Aug 22, 2008
NINR Featured
in MedlinePlus Magazine...
NINR's role at NIH and the critical research that the Institute supports were profiled in the Spring 2008 edition of MedlinePlus magazine. The article discussed the importance of nursing research in today's health care landscape, along with examples of funded research. To read the NINR article, click here.

NINR Solicits Applications for New Centers
NINR is currently seeking proposals for new research Centers focused on symptom managment or health promotion/ disease prevention research. To view the full Requests for Applications (RFAs), click here.

These RFAs will expire on December 16, 2008.

NINR Releases FAQs on Centers Program
The NINR Centers Program promotes collaboration between research groups and across institutions, through the use of shared resources and expertise. For more information about NINR Centers, view the new NINR Research Centers page by clicking here. 


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