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Health and Research Information

NIAID information specialists are available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, to answer questions about infectious and immune-mediated diseases and research topics.

Please note:

  • If you need medical advice, please consult your healthcare provider. We do not provide medical advice or doctor referrals. If you do not have a healthcare provider or specialist, the NIH MedlinePlus Directories may help you find one. A university-affiliated teaching hospital may also assist you in finding a medical specialist. To check for teaching hospitals in your area, visit Association of American Medical Colleges.
  • For information about Zika virus prevention, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, travel guidance, or Zika virus and pregnancy please visit or contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention using the web-based form at or by phone at 800-232-4636.
  • For information on clinical trials, visit


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NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
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Bethesda, MD 20892-9806
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Research Funding

Check the Research Funding section of the NIAID website. You can email specific questions about grants or the application process to


Please visit the Careers at NIAID section for information on employment opportunities with NIAID.

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Visit the FOIA section of the NIAID website or contact the NIAID FOIA Coordinator at the following address:

FOIA Coordinator
NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
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Bethesda, MD 20892-9807
For deliveries use Rockville, MD 20852

Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property

For questions related to technology transfer and intellectual property, visit the NIAID Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO) website or contact TTIPO:

5601 Fishers Lane, Suite 6D, MSC 9804
Bethesda, MD 20892-9804
For deliveries use Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone: 301-496-2644
Fax: 301-402-7123
TTIPO Staff Contacts

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Last Updated February 09, 2016