Nigerian Institute of Medical Research
|Founder||Federal Government of Nigeria|
|Focus||Research in diseases of public health importance|
|Owner||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Professor Innocent Ujah|
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in Yaba, Lagos state, Nigeria is a medical research institute established by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the research institute establishment act of 1977, to promote National health and developments. Until the establishment of National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRID) in Abuja, it was the only institute in the country specifically dedicated for medical research.
Scientific area of research
NIMR focus on scientific area of research in Biochemistry and Nutrition, Virology Vaccinology, Immunology, Health system and policy research, Reproductive, Maternal and Childhood diseases Research, Clinical Science, Microbiology, Molecular biology Biotechnology and public Health, with studies that focus on diseases of greatest public health importance in the country. These include: Malaria, HIV/AIDS Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, Schistosomiasis, Helicobacter Pylori, and Typhoid.
- "Federal Ministry of Health - FG Inaugurates Treatment Research Group for Ebola Disease In Nigeria". Retrieved 22 September 2014.
- "Ebola: Nigerian doctor tests positive •Maurice Iwu named member of FG treatment research team". Retrieved 22 September 2014.
- HIV/AIDS: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
- Enterobacteriaceae Infections?Advances in Research and Treatment: 2013 Edition - Google Books. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
- Virus Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition. Retrieved 22 September 2014.