NIH Intramural Research Program
A premier environment where creative scientists conduct fundamental biomedical research for the betterment of human health—we are the IRP.
Research in Action: Ancient Genes, Modern Diseases
Neil Hanchard searches for genetic secrets in the birthplace of humanity.
Speaking of Science Podcast
Hear conversations with world-leading researchers working at the NIH IRP on challenges across the spectrum of biomedicine.
SciBites video shorts
Watch IRP researchers provide a quick taste of their scientific projects.
“I Am Intramural” Blog
Ever wondered what goes on at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest biomedical research institution? Look no further!
Welcome to the IRP
The Intramural Research Program (IRP) is the internal research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), known for its synergistic approach to biomedical science. We invite you to explore the possibilities.
Research in Action
Learn about our researchers, their goals, achievements, inspirational moments, and most of all, why they are passionate about the research they do here.
Sean Agbor-Enoh uses an innovative test to predict complications in organ transplant recipients.
Mariana Kaplan aims to stop the immune system from harming the cells it is supposed to defend.
From Our Blog
Treatment Corrects Consequences of Accelerated Cellular Aging
Mouse Study Demonstrates Promise of New Therapy for Rare Genetic Conditions
Data Mining for Dementia Clues
IRP Research Examines Under-Appreciated Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease
IRP Research Yields Life-Changing Treatments
Highlighting Drugs and Vaccines Stemming from NIH Discoveries
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Calendar of Events
2023 NIH Faculty-Level Recruitment Summit