NIAID reports how appropriated funds are spent in different categories and classifications, including by pathogen (disease-causing organism), specific disease or condition, and research area. The table below represents funding levels for areas of interest to NIAID stakeholders. These areas do not represent the entire NIAID research portfolio. Funding for these areas can overlap and does not add up to the total NIAID budget. For example, funding for West Nile virus is represented in several areas, including vector-borne diseases, tropical medicine, and infectious diseases.
Excludes Recovery Act funds1 Represents topics and funding levels reported using the NIH RCDC process2 Includes neglected tropical diseases3 NIAID coordinates/manages these programs on behalf of NIH.
Last Updated November 17, 2011
Last Reviewed June 22, 2011