NIH RePORTER Profile

National Institutes of Health.

Learn how to promote your work and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences through your NIH RePORTER profile. 

Prospective students and research collaborators are interested in your projects and the funding you’ve received; many will search for you on the NIH RePORTER website.

By enriching your NIH RePORTER profile with a link to your faculty profile, you’ll create a gateway to the school that helps prospective students discover potential research opportunities and deepen their understanding of your work.

Creating Your NIH RePORTER Profile

To create your NIH RePORTER profile:

1. Visit the NIH RePORTER website.

2. Type your last name and then first name in the Principal Investigator (PI) / Project Leader fields.

3. Click Submit Query to load a page that displays your NIH-funded projects.

NIH RePORTER query page.

4. As circled in the image below, your name appears beside the titles of your projects. Click on your name.

Query results.

5. Your NIH RePORTER profile will load in a separate window. Click the click here link to add links to your NIH RePORTER profile.

Blank NIH profile.

6. A Manage PI Profiles window will load.

7. In the first Profile Title field, type “Faculty Profile.” In the Profile Link field beside it, enter the Web address of your Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty profile. To find the web address, visit your faculty profile.

8. If necessary, enter links to additional pages — such as relevant association profiles and lists of your publications — in the remaining Profile Title, Profile Link, Bibliography Title and Bibliography Link fields.

9. Complete the CAPTCHA verification.

10. Click Submit Profile. Expect to receive an email to verify the changes you made to your NIH RePORTER profile.

NIH profile fields.

Verifying by Email

Your email inbox should contain a message that asks you to verify the changes you’ve made to your NIH RePORTER profile. Locate this message in your inbox and open it.

The link to verify the changes is located at the bottom of the email. Click the click here to confirm link to verify the changes.

You will be directed back to your NIH RePORTER profile.

Email confirming profile changes.

If you cannot locate the verification email in your inbox, be sure you’re checking the email account that’s connected to your NIH RePORTER profile. To determine which email account you should check:

  1. Visit the NIH RePORTER website.
  2. Type your last name and then first name in the Principal Investigator (PI) / Project Leader fields.
  3. Click Submit Query to load a page that displays your NIH-funded projects.
  4. Click on your name, which appears beside the titles of your projects.
  5. Your NIH RePORTER profile will load in a separate window. Click the click here link.
  6. A Manage PI Profiles window will load. Click Click to view Contact PI / Project Leader PI email address.
  7. Complete the CAPTCHA in the window that loads. 
  8. Click Select.

Completed Profile

Once you’ve been directed back to your NIH RePORTER profile, the top of the page should say: “Your update was successful.”

Completed profile.