News & Announcements

Dr. Maria Freire

The FNIH President and Executive Director, Dr. Maria Freire, speaks about the transformative nature of biomedical research.

2015-16 NIH MRSP class

These scholars represent our best young scientific minds. After a competitive admissions process, NIH selected 55 talented and diverse students, representing 37 U.S.-accredited universities to participate in the Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).

Young researchers

The FNIH is proud to announce the generous support of Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis (JKTG) Foundation for Health and Policy in providing first-year funding for the intramural training and education of two deserving young scholars at the NIH this fall.


Accelerating Medicines Partnership logo

This bold initiative will strive to identify better targets so we can develop better drugs at a faster pace.

Grand Challenges in Global Health

Launched by the Gates Foundation in 2003 as a collaboration with the FNIH, this was a major initiative focused on achieving scientific breakthroughs against diseases that kill millions of people each year in the world’s poorest countries.

Our 2014 annual report provides concise snapshots of a few examples of our innovative and successful initiatives.


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