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NCRR's Division of Research Infrastructure supports programs to enhance the competitiveness of investigators in underserved states and institutions and also provides funding to build, expand, remodel, or renovate research facilities throughout the nation.

NCRR's Science Education Partnership Awards are designed to improve life science literacy throughout the nation.

NCRR's Division for Clinical Research Resources provides funding to biomedical research institutions to establish and maintain specialized clinical research facilities and clinical-grade biomaterials that enable clinical and patient-oriented research.

NCRR's Division of Comparative Medicine helps meet the needs of biomedical researchers for high-quality, disease-free animals and specialized animal research facilities.

NCRR's Division of Biomedical Technology supports research to develop innovative technologies and helps make them accessible to the biomedical research community.


NCRR publications describe research and resource opportunities, highlight scientific advances supported by NCRR funding and explain NCRR grant programs. These programs fund the research resources that, in turn, can be accessed by NIH-supported investigators nationwide. Send publication requests to or call the NCRR Office of Communications at 301-435-0888.

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NCRR conducts and participates in various meetings and workshops related to the Center's programs and mission. Typically, summaries, final reports, and plans resulting from these events are published online. This includes a series of reports commissioned by NCRR on developments in clinical research information technology. READ MORE >>

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