NHGRI is a leading authority for genomics research related to human health and disease. By conducting world-class genomics research, NHGRI accelerates scientific and medical breakthroughs that improve human health.Learn More
Our research aims deliver on the promise of the Human Genome Project by translating genomic knowledge into tools and approaches for improving the treatment, prognosis, and prevention of rare and common diseases.
Genetic diseases affect millions of Americans every day, and research is key to improving our ability to diagnose and treat these diseases. At the National Human Genome Research Institute, our researchers are creating foundational tools and methods to expand genomics research, ultimately leading to medical breakthroughs.Learn More
Our clinical researchers are leading a new era in medicine that will pave the way for more effective ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness.