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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (NICHD)

Description:

The NICHD conducts and supports research and research training on biological and behavioral aspects of human development. Primary program areas include: reproduction and population studies, pregnancy, perinatal biology, maternal and infant well-being, developmental and reproductive immunology, congenital defects, developmental biology, teratology, nutrition and growth, human learning and behavior, learning disabilities, cognitive and social development, mental retardation and developmental disabilities, pediatric, adolescent, and maternal AIDS and HIV, obstetric and pediatric pharmacology, and medical rehabilitation.

For additional information about areas of interest to the NICHD, please visit our home page at http://www.nichd.nih.gov.

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