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About Science & Research at FDA

An overview of science and research projects across the various components of FDA.

FDA Science Jobs and Scientific Professional Development

Highlights FDA science job opportunities and FDA's scientific professional development culture, including continuing education, fellowships, scientific achievement awards, scientific collaborations, and promotional mechanisms

Bioinformatics Tools

Tools for analyzing and integrating genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics datasets.

Health Informatics at FDA

Overview of FDA’s health informatics initiatives to optimize acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in public health and biomedicine

Data Mining at FDA

Information on data mining initiatives at FDA.


INFORMED is an incubator for collaborative regulatory science research focused on supporting innovations that enhance FDA’s mission

Science and Research Special Topics

Women's health, pediatrics, the Critical Path Initiative, nanotechnology, clinical trials, and peer reviews of scientific information.

Funding for Rare Diseases and Pediatric Device Consortia

FDA's role in providing incentives for sponsors to develop products for rare diseases.

FDA Technology Transfer Program

Information to help FDA and potential collaborators transfer federal technology to the commercial marketplace.

Field Science and Laboratories

ORA Laboratory Profiles, Laboratory Manual, Laboratory Information Bulletins, Policy for consumer product tests, training laboratory staff, report writing, private laboratory report reviews, and testimony.

Meetings, Conferences, and Workshops

FDA science-related gatherings, including the Science Forum, Science Writers Symposium, and public science meetings.

Foods and Veterinary Medicine Science and Research

Strategic direction, coordination and methods development for FDA’s food and veterinary research.

Research at FDA

  • Animal and Veterinary
    Research Areas, Publications
  • Biologics
    Research by FDA Staff to Evaluate and Enhance the Safety of Biologic Products
  • Drugs
    Research by FDA Staff to Evaluate and Enhance the Efficacy, Safety, and Quality of Drug Products
  • Food
    Biotechnology, laboratory methods and publications, research strategic plan, and research areas such as risk assessment and consumer behavior.
  • Medical Devices
    Biology, Physics, Chemistry
  • Minority Health
    Office of Minority Health Research and Collaboration Program
  • Tobacco Products
    Research Priorities, Funded Research, Meetings and Conferences
  • Toxicological Research
    Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Toxicology, Food Protection, Imaging, Nanotechnology
  • Women's Health
    Funding available to researchers, Pregnancy intiatives, Outcomes of Science Program efforts

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