Clinical Research Areas Supported by NIGMS

NIGMS supports clinical research through a variety of grant mechanisms. Focus areas include (with links to Staff Contacts):

Research related to anesthesiology and peri-operative pain

Clinical Pharmacology
Research related to drug delivery, biotransformation and disposition, pharmacokinetics, and modeling

Research related to the etiology of sepsis and septic shock, with emphasis on the host response

Innate Immunity and Inflammation
Research related to cellular and molecular mediators of inflammatory disorders

Injury and Critical Illness
Research related to injury, including biochemical and physiological changes induced by trauma

Wound Healing
Research related to post-injury healing and tissue repair

Clinical Resources for Investigators Applying to NIGMS

Investigators are strongly encouraged to consult with NIGMS staff at the earliest stages to plan research grant applications that might involve Clinical Studies and Trials.

Clinical Training, Career Development, and Fellowship Awards

NIGMS supports clinical research training for institutions and individuals. Programs include:

Institutional Postdoctoral Training Grants (T32)

Mentored Career Development Awards (K08, K23)

Individual Postdoctoral National Research Service Awards (F32)