Institutions & Federal Agencies
Other Government Agencies
Department of Health & Human Services
Environmental & Bioremediation
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] The mission of this center is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability while maintaining accountability, respect, and integrity.
Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
[National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases] DMID supports extramural research to control and prevent diseases caused by virtually all infectious agents except HIV. This includes basic biomedical research, such as studies of microbial physiology and antigenic structure; applied research, including the development of diagnostic tests; and clinical trials to evaluate
experimental drugs and vaccines.
[Food and Drug Administration] This is a consumer oriented site with links to FDA regulation information. Topics include transgenic foods, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, xenotransplantation, drug development and other biotechnology issues.
National Human Genome Research Institute
[NIH] The NHGRI is the NIH's center that heads all federally funded human genome research centers.
National Institute of Mental Health
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] Medical information, computer archives for various operating systems, press advisories, contract and grant information, and calls for volunteers for studies.
National Institutes of Health
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] Access to biomedical information on health issues and clinical protocols, NIH grants and contracts, research opportunities, molecular biology, special interest
groups, NIH calendar of events, NIH library online information services and the information superhighway ON-RAMP. Includes NIH's Gopher: Users Guide.
National Library of Medicine
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] Contains research and development activities, including computational molecular biology and medical informatics, from the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications and the National Center for Biotechnology Information.