The global challenge of infectious diseases: the evolving role of the National Institutes of Health in basic and clinical research

Nat Immunol. 2005 Aug;6(8):743-7. doi: 10.1038/ni0805-743.


The US has entered a new period of fiscal restraint. What does this mean for basic research? Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, discusses the way forward for research scientists in the US.

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research
  • Budgets
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Communicable Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Communicable Diseases / therapy*
  • Financing, Government
  • Government Agencies
  • International Cooperation
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • Research
  • Research Support as Topic*
  • Time Factors
  • United States