Research Funded by NIMH
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) supports scientists, clinicians, and research personnel at universities, medical schools, hospitals, small businesses, and other institutions via grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. Researchers at NIMH-supported institutions conduct basic, translational, and applied research to advance NIMH’s mission. Learn more about NIMH-supported research areas, resources, policies and procedures, and the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework.
Explore research areas including basic neuroscience, genetics, services and intervention, technology, and mental health disparities.
Find a variety of research resources including reagents, biobanks, tools, and programs that support mental health research.
Policies and Procedures
Learn more about participant recruitment, data sharing, safety monitoring, rigor and reproducibility in research, and other NIH and NIMH policies.
Research Domain Criteria (RDoC)
RDoC is a research framework for new approaches to investigating mental disorders, integrating many levels of information (from genomics and circuits to behavior and self-reports) to explore basic dimensions of functioning that span the full range of human behavior from normal to abnormal.