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NINR Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP)

Improving Health Outcomes

By contributing to the nursing research community, you can improve the health and wellness of people at every stage of life.

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34% of NINR's current budget focuses on research to eliminate health disparities.

The Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP) serves NINR's extramural research community and NINR by overseeing policy and management for grants and contracts to support NINR research and training. 

Featured Research

NINR-supported researchers explore and address some of the most important challenges affecting the health of the American people. Take a look at recent research accomplishments.

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