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2021 Press Releases

  • NIH research projects on interoception to improve understanding of brain-body function

    September 3, 2021

    The National Institutes of Health is awarding seven projects a total of $18.15 million over five years for a new effort focused on interoception—the ways in which organisms sense and regulate signals within their bodies. Interoception is not well understood and is a new area of research focus for NIH. This coordinated effort, which involves multiple NIH Institutes and Centers, will address critical knowledge gaps and challenges in understanding interoception that are not tackled by other major NIH research initiatives.

  • NIH networks to advance emotional well-being research

    February 1, 2021

    Five new research networks totaling $3.13 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health will allow investigators to refine and test key concepts that advance the study of emotional well-being.