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Health and Research Information

NIAID Information Specialists are available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, to answer questions about infectious and immune-mediated diseases and research topics.

Please note: If you need medical advice, please consult your healthcare provider. We do not provide medical advice or doctor referrals. If you do not have a healthcare provider or specialist, the NIH MedlinePlus Directories may help you find one. A university-affiliated teaching hospital may also assist you in finding a medical specialist. To check for teaching hospitals in your area, visit Association of American Medical Colleges.

For information on clinical trials, please visit

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Please visit the Careers at NIAID section for information on employment opportunities with NIAID.

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Visit the FOIA section of the NIAID website or contact the NIAID FOIA Coordinator at the following address:

FOIA Coordinator
NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC 6605
Bethesda, MD 20892-6605 (Zip Code for Courier: 20817)

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For questions related to technology transfer and intellectual property, visit the NIAID Office of Technology Development (OTD) website or contact OTD:

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Last Updated October 20, 2011

Last Reviewed October 20, 2011