Acronyms

ACD

Advisory Committee to the Director

DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FIC

John E. Fogarty International Center

FY

fiscal year

IOM

Institute of Medicine

NCI

National Cancer Institute, NIH

NCRR

National Center for Research Resources, NIH

NEI

National Eye Institute, NIH

NHGRI

National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH

NHLBI

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH

NIA

National Institute on Aging, NIH

NIAAA

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

NIAMS

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH

NICHD

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

NIDA

National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH

NIDCD

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH

NIDDK

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

NIDR

National Institute of Dental Research, NIH

NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

NIGMS

National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health, NIH

NINDS

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

NINR

National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH

NLM

National Library of Medicine, NIH

NSF

National Science Foundation

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

PHS

Public Health Service

R&D

research and development

RFA

request for application

RPG

research project grant