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.

Clinical Center Drug Donations

The Clinical Center In-Kind Drug Donation Program provides pharmaceuticals that are donated through the public-private partnership coordinated by the FNIH to the NIH Clinical Center.

Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge

The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge offers a cost-free home-like place of respite for families and loved ones of adult patients who are receiving care at the NIH Clinical Center, the nation’s premier clinical research hospital. 

Sayer Vision Research Lecture & Award

The Sayer Vision Research Lecture and Award funds an annual presentation delivered by an investigator conducting outstanding research in the area of vision research or related fields. It also provides a grant to support the research of a promising independent investigator in the early stage of his or her career in the Division of Intramural Research whose work is closely related to aspects of vision research.

Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences

In 2019, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) will present the seventh annual Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, a $100,000 award recognizing outstanding achievement by a promising young scientist in biomedical research.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Congress of Neurological Surgeons Getch Scholar

The NINDS-CNS Getch Scholar Award aims to increase the number of neurosurgeon-scientists who are trained to conduct research into neurological disorders.

John Laws Decker Memorial Fund

The Dr. John Laws Decker Memorial Fund honors the late NIH Clinical Center Director through the annual John Laws Decker Memorial Lecture and the Distinguished Clinical Teacher's Award.

Dr. Anita Roberts Memorial Fund

The Dr. Anita Roberts Memorial Fund awards travel scholarships for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to present their work at a national meeting.

Advancing Science, Improving Lives - NINR's 30th Anniversary Events

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), the Advancing Science, Improving Lives symposia and scholarly events will bring together scientists, healthcare professionals and members of the public to discuss the advancements in nursing science that build the foundation of clinical nursing practice.

FNIH Award Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 thought leaders from the NIH, pioneers in biomedical science, the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, philanthropists and business executives convened in Washington, D.C. for the seventh annual FNIH Award Ceremony and presentation of the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences. This $100,000 award, made possible by a generous gift from FNIH Board member Ann Lurie, recognizes outstanding achievement by a promising young scientist in biomedical research.

Go4Life

Go4Life is a signature public health campaign by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to encourage older adults to get active and stay active.