National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

US research institute for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, which is pronounced "NYE-ad") is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services with a mission to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases in the United States and world at large.[1][2][3]

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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Agency overview
FormedDecember 29, 1955; 66 years ago (1955-12-29)
JurisdictionUnited States Government
HeadquartersNorth Bethesda, Maryland, US (Rockville mailing address)
Agency executives

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Wayback Machine" (PDF). web.archive.org. 2010-12-20. Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  2. NIAID Recruitment Video, retrieved 2021-03-29
  3. "NIAID History | NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases". www.niaid.nih.gov. Retrieved 2021-03-29.