Research Programs

To tackle the human health challenges that face the world today, the FNIH develops collaborations with top experts from government, industry, academia and the not-for-profit sector and provides a neutral environment where we can work productively toward a common goal.

Programs are displayed in alphabetical order by research topic.

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Diabetes

The Accelerating Medicines Partnership Type 2 Diabetes Project (AMP T2D), is a multi-sector, pre-competitive partnership among government, industry, and nonprofit organizations, the goal of which is to harness collective capabilities, scale and resources toward improving current efforts to develop new therapies for complex, heterogeneous diseases.

Genetics and Genomics

The Genome Research Fund supports genetics and genomics research at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

Genetics and Genomics

Informing the development of the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Global Health

The Global Health Fund supports FNIH programs that are designed to alleviate widespread suffering in the developing world. Program focus includes research and training on diseases such as malaria and HIV, as well as conditions like malnutrition that afflict hundreds of millions of people globally.

Heart Disease

The Moderate Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health Trial (MACH15) is a longitudinal, international clinical trial to determine the effects of moderate alcohol use on cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Infectious Diseases

The Centralized Envelope Comparative Immunogenicity Study is an HIV/AIDS vaccine development project that seeks to answer a central question that has blocked the development of a successful HIV vaccine: how can we design vaccine immunogens that address the broad genetic diversity of HIV?

Infectious Diseases

A collaborative program that provides standardized and research level assays for clinical and pre-clinical HIV vaccine trials.

Infectious Diseases

This project will provide consensus recommendations for field testing mosquitoes modified with driving transgenes as a tools for preventing malaria transmission in Africa.

Infectious Diseases

This program is field testing a new self-sustaining biocontrol technology to prevent transmission of dengue, zika and chikungunya viruses by vector mosquitoes.

Infectious Diseases

In India, the sand fly vector Phlebotomus argentipes is responsible for the transmission of the protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani, which causes a disease called visceral leishmaniasis (VL), fr