Established in 1989, NHGRI collaborates with the scientific and medical communities to catalyze genomic breakthroughs and supports the robust study and treatment of specific diseases with our colleagues at NIH. In this uniquely collaborative organization, everyone is focused on contributing to high-impact research and helping to apply new discoveries to the study of human health.
NHGRI is the driving force for advancing genomics research at the National Institutes of Health, the largest biomedical research agency in the world.
NHGRI's organizational structure is divided into seven divisions and the Office of the Director to reflect the emerging landscape of genomics research.
Information about how the NHGRI receives its funding and decides how to spend its annual budget.
A timeline of notable events in the history of the National Human Genome Research Institute.
A list of policies and guidance related to funding, genomic data sharing, and website operations at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
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