Immunization & Infectious Diseases

The NIH supports a variety of research related to infectious disease prevention, including studies on immunization and vaccines, HIV/AIDS, diagnostics and screening, and global health.

Resources for Researchers

Explore databases and tools for infectious disease research.

AIDSinfo

HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information, as well as FDA-approved and investigational HIV/AIDS drugs. (English and Spanish)

AtlasPlus

Surveillance data on HIV infection, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB), which are available to everyone through an interactive mapping tool.

Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj)

A database of over 32,000 citations to research-in-progress funded by federal and foundation grants and contracts.

NCHHSTP Data, Tools, and Training

Interactive web databases, training networks, materials, and tools on adolescent and school health, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), tuberculosis (TB), and viral hepatitis.

Funding

Interested in funding opportunities or planning to submit an application in infectious disease research? Use these tools to find what you need:

Training and Education

Learn about NIH programs to help you prepare for careers in infectious disease research.

Graduate Medical Education (GME): HIV and AIDS Malignancy Research

An advanced fellowship program for physicians who have completed specialty training in hematology and/or oncology and want to gain specialized training in clinical and translational research in HIV malignancies.

NIAID Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

3-year, accredited, clinical and research fellowship program open to candidates who have completed 3 years of residency training in the United States or Canada and are interested in pursuing academic careers in infectious diseases. Primarily located in the NIH Clinical Center, a 234-bed clinical research hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

National Prevention Information Network Training

Compilation of online training resources for prevention and public health professionals about HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), tuberculosis (TB), and viral hepatitis.

NIH Institutes/Centers and Federal Partner Activities

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is the primary NIH component dedicated to infectious diseases and vaccine research. However, many NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) and federal agencies conduct research related to HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases and may be helpful starting points as you plan your research or if you’re exploring the latest work in a specific area.

We encourage you to use the links provided to find the most up-to-date information, including how to contact any Program Officials who may be able to address your specific questions.

 

Federal Programs and Activities

 

International Programs and Activities