Injury & Violence

The NIH supports research that addresses causes and consequences of injuries as well as how to bring about changes for people, their physical and social environments, and the health system to reduce the incidence and impact of injuries and violence across the lifespan and in all settings.

Resources for Researchers

Explore databases and tools for research on injury and violence prevention.

Federal Interagency Traumatic Brain Injury Research (FITBIR) Informatics System

An informatics system that shares data across the TBI research field to facilitate collaboration between laboratories.

NIMH Data Archive (NDA)

A database that is an informatics platform for sharing human subjects data from all clinical trials funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

NINDS Common Data Elements: Traumatic Brain Injury

Definitions, references, datasets, and tools for TBI research so information is consistently captured and recorded across studies, which increases the efficiency and effectiveness of TBI research and treatments.

Conducting Research With Participants at Elevated Risk for Suicide: Considerations for Researchers

Information to support the development of NIMH research grant applications in suicide research, including clinical course, risk and detection, interventions, and more.


Interested in funding opportunities or planning to submit an application in injury and violence prevention research? Use these tools to find what you need:

NIH Institutes/Centers and Federal Partner Activities

A number of NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) actively engage in and support research in injury and violence prevention and mitigation specific to their scientific areas. The following ICs and federal agencies may be helpful starting points as you plan your research or if you’re exploring the latest work in a particular area.

We encourage you to use the links provided to find the most up-to-date information, including how to contact program officials who may be able to address your specific questions.