BOX 1-1NIH Research Center Grants

Research Center grants are awarded to extramural research institutions to provide support for long-term multidisciplinary programs of medical research. They also support the development of research resources, aim to integrate basic research with applied research and transfer activities, and promote research in areas of clinical applications with an emphasis on intervention, including prototype development and refinement of products, techniques, processes, methods, and practices.

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health FY2001 Investments. April 2001. (

From: 1, Introduction

Cover of NIH Extramural Center Programs
NIH Extramural Center Programs: Criteria for Initiation and Evaluation.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee for Assessment of NIH Centers of Excellence Programs; Manning FJ, McGeary M, Estabrook R, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.

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