National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentHealth

United States

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Foundation: 1962

Mission: NICHD’s mission is to lead research and training to understand human development, improve reproductive health, enhance the lives of children and adolescents, and optimize abilities for all.

Vision: Beyond creating a statement itself, the scientific Visioning process was designed to bring in a preface to the Vision Statement. "In the next decade, we must be ambitious and choose research questions not because they are the easiest to answer, but because they are the most important".

History: www.nichd.nih.gov

10th
Overall percentile
8th
Research percentile
14th
Innovation percentile
13th
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

 
AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +502nd227th432nd213th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 408th215th349th207th
Chemistry 310th149th240th142nd
Medicine +398th203rd339th189th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 650th336th572nd314th
Psychology 342nd174th317th156th
Social Sciences 499th175th416th157th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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