Dear NIAMS Grantee:

We need your help to raise awareness about the vital role of the National Institutes of Health in achieving your research accomplishments. NIAMS proudly supports exceptional science on bone, muscle, joint and skin diseases, and we want to spread the word about your exciting projects!

For your part, please acknowledge your NIAMS/NIH support when communicating about your research. Examples where credit is needed include:

  • Journal articles
  • Oral or poster presentations
  • News releases, stories and blog posts
  • Videos and
  • Interviews with reporters

If you have an accepted publication or your institution is planning a press release, please contact our Science Communications and Outreach Branch. This allows NIAMS staff to explore potential publicity opportunities with you and your institution.

Thank you for helping us fulfill our commitment to inform the American public about the vital role of the NIH and biomedical research.

Robert H. Carter, M.D.
Acting Director
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health


NIH Grants Policy: Communicating and Acknowledging Federal Funding
NIAMS funding acknowledgment slide (PPT – 272 KB) for your presentations
NIH Public Access Policy
Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products

Last Updated: October 2019