About the art

Today’s biomedical research, which increasingly looks at diseases and conditions from a molecular level, is devoting deep attention to pathways and networks such as the neural network depicted here. Just as biological systems continually create new pathways to make more efficient connections, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health is creating new pathways and new inroads for managing the complex alliances that thread through the research community, both public and private.

Who We Are

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is an agile team of biomedical scientists, program managers and fundraisers. We work with a large network of forward-thinking leaders and organizations to seek new knowledge and apply it to improve health, lengthen life and reduce illness and disability. We orchestrate productive research collaborations, incubate new research models and channel resources for maximum impact. In all we do, we support the mission of the National Institutes of Health, the largest biomedical research agency in the world, as it works to turn discovery into health.

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