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Resources for Researchers

Useful information for dietary supplement researchers including databases of funded and published research on dietary supplements, training and career development resources, food composition data, and product quality resources.

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ODS and NIH-funded grants, contracts, and other funding opportunities

Analytical Methods and Reference Materials

A program to stimulate the development of validated analytical methods and reference materials for dietary supplement ingredients.

Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum

ODS’s course for faculty and students, providing a thorough overview of the issues, concepts, and controversies about dietary supplements and supplement ingredients.

Computer Access to Research on Dietary Supplements (CARDS) Database

Database of federally funded research projects pertaining to dietary supplements.

NIH Consortium for Advancing Research on Botanical and Other Natural Products (CARBON) Program

These ODS co-funded dietary supplement research centers focused on botanicals offer opportunities for collaboration.

Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID)

Web link to an ODS co-developed database providing estimated levels of ingredients in dietary supplement products.

Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)

A database of label information from dietary supplement products sold in the United States.

Population Studies Program

A program that evaluates dietary supplement use by the U.S. population and analyzes how supplements affect nutritional status.

Nutrition and Dietary Supplement Interventions for Inborn Errors of Metabolism (NDSI-IEM)

A collaborative program to explore the research evidence supporting the use of nutrition and dietary supplement interventions for inborn errors of metabolism and the infrastructure needed to carry out new research.

Trans-NIH Resilience Working Group

NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices with priorities related to, or funds dedicated to, resilience programs.

ODS Research Scholars Program

A 1-year competitive scholarship opportunity for intramural investigators to study the role of dietary supplements in health promotion and disease prevention.

Iodine Initiative

ODS-led efforts pertaining to iodine, including the characterization of iodine intakes, the development of biomarkers to assess iodine status, especially among women of reproductive age, and the development of databases for the iodine content of foods and dietary supplements.

NIH Guide ListServ

Join the NIH Guide listserv to receive a weekly e-mail with announcements pertaining to NIH research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.

Product Integrity Resources

Valuable resources for investigators, authors, and editors working in the area of natural products research.

USDA FoodData Centralexternal link disclaimer

Web link to the U.S. Department of Agriculture FoodData Central. Provides detailed information on the nutrient content of foods consumed in the U.S. including a subset of American Indian/Alaska Native Foods.external link disclaimer

Vitamin D Initiative

ODS-led efforts pertaining to vitamin D, including the Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) and resources for researchers.

Iron Initiative

ODS effort to prioritize relevant research gaps in iron screening and supplementation among pregnant women and young children.

USDA Databasesexternal link disclaimer

Food and nutrient databases from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including data sets for pro-anthocyanidins, flavonoids, choline, iodine, fluoride, isoflavones, and glucosinolates.