Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


Training Opportunities

The NIBIB is committed to increasing the participation and success of racial and ethnic minorities and other underrepresented populations in science and engineering. To this end, the NIBIB has recently awarded contracts to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and Savannah State University. ...Read more
The goal of the ESTEEMED program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical research workforce through early preparation for undergraduate students in STEM fields. Participants should be from diverse backgrounds and interested in ultimately pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and a biomedical research career in academia or industry. ...Read more
Supports mentored career development of individuals proposing a career in clinical research...Read more
Supports mentored career development of individuals proposing a career in patient-oriented clinical research...Read more
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) DEBUT Challenge is open to teams of undergraduate students working on projects that develop innovative solutions to unmet health and clinical problems. NIBIB’s mission is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies. ...Read more
Supports mentored training for postdoctoral fellows obtaining additional research experience...Read more
Facilitates a timely transition from postdoctoral research to an independent research position...Read more
NIBIB supports courses focused on team-based biomedical design projects that prepare future engineers who can address NIBIB’s mission of leading the development and accelerating the translation of biomedical technologies to improve health. ...Read more
Enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students, who are matriculated in a dual-doctoral degree training program...Read more
Enhances the research training of promising postdoctorates, early in their postdoctoral training period, who have the potential to become productive investigators in research areas that will advance the goals of the BRAIN Initiative....Read more
Supplements existing NIH research grants to recruit individuals from underrepresented populations...Read more
Supports individuals re-entering a research career after a hiatus...Read more
The goal of this program is to encourage and prepare undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to enter Ph.D. degree programs in the neurosciences. To accomplish this goal, this initiative will provide institutional awards to develop neuroscience research education programs consisting of collaborative partnerships integrated across different educational institutions. ...Read more
Supports research education and training of residents and clinical fellows...Read more
Supports a defined pathway across career stages for outstanding graduate students who are from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in neuroscience research....Read more
Pays qualified educational debt for individuals committed to clinical research...Read more
The NIBIB-sponsored Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP) is for undergraduate biomedical engineering students who have completed their junior year of college. The 10-week program, under the guidance of Dr. Robert Lutz, BESIP Program Director, allows rising senior bioengineering students to participate in cutting-edge biomedical research projects under the mentorship of world-class scientists in NIH laboratories in Bethesda, MD....Read more