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NIH Launches Interdisciplinary Research Consortia

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Interdisciplinary Research Consortia

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NIH will fund nine interdisciplinary research consortia as a means of integrating aspects of different disciplines to address health challenges that have been resistant to traditional research approaches.

The funding of these consortia represents a fundamental change in both the culture within which biomedical and behavioral research is conducted and the culture within the NIH where research projects are normally managed by an individual Institute or Center (IC).

"The Interdisciplinary Research programs within the Roadmap embody a central goal of the Roadmap