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HIV Research Program

NIH HIV Research Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide a significant public investment in HIV/AIDS research. This investment requires substantial scientific coordination and management to avoid duplication and ensure research dollars are invested effectively across the NIH Institutes and Centers conducting HIV/AIDS research. This is the role of the Office of AIDS Research.

Read more about OAR's coordinating role.


NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.

Researchers using a microscope

This page last reviewed on July 10, 2023