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Report of the Blue Ribbon Panel Review of NLM’s Intramural Research Program Released

NLM’s intramural research program develops and applies computational approaches to a broad range of problems in biomedicine, molecular biology, and health. This Blue Ribbon Panel was convened to review NLM’s intramural research program and make recommendations about its future research directions, priorities, and organization.

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Research at NLM

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Research at the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC)

The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) develops advanced health information resources and software tools.

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Computational Biology at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

Research in the NCBI Computational Biology Branch focuses on a broad range of topics in molecular biomedicine.

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NCBI Intramural Research Groups

Research groups at NCBI investigate a wide range of topics in computational biology and information science.


Historical Collections at NLM

Biomedical and Clinical Informatics at NLM

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Health IT and Health Data Standards

Efficient healthcare information exchange in the US and worldwide is made possible by NLM’s work with IT Data Standards.

Learn about NLM’s contributions to Health IT

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UMLS Terminology Services

This set of tooling services brings together many health and biomedical vocabularies and standards to enable interoperability between computer systems.

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NLM Bioinformatics Training Program

This training program provides biomedical and clinical informatics training and research opportunities for individuals at various stages in their career.

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About NLM

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The Library started as a shelf of books in the Surgeon General’s office in 1836 but has grown to a collection of millions of print and electronic resources.

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The diverse centers, divisions, advisory bodies and other organizational units that make up NLM contribute in myriad ways to the Library’s mission.

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Strategic Plan

This ten year plan outlines NLM’s role in a future where data and information transform and accelerate biomedical discovery and improve health and health care