|Definition||:||National Institute of Child Health and Human Development|
|Category||:||Governmental » Departments & Agencies|
What does NICHD mean?
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) conducts and supports basic, translational, and clinical research in the biomedical, behavioral, and social sciences related to child and maternal health, in medical rehabilitation, and in the reproductive sciences. NICHD is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).