Reminder: New NIH application requirements workshop, Mar. 9

Over the past few months, we've been reporting on changes to NIH grant application guidelines, many of which are meant to enhance rigor, transparency, and reproducibility of NIH-funded research. For...

High-End Instrumentation Grant internal applications due Mar. 18

The Shared Instrument Grant Program (S10), which provides groups of NIH-supported investigators funds to purchase or upgrade shared equipment costing up to $600,000) was announced in late January....

New vs. renewal applications: Which are more likely to be funded?

With NIH’s interest in supporting junior scientists trying to get their first grants, other investigators are wondering if it’s more difficult to get their grants renewed than to get one in the...

NIH up for budget increase, releases strategic plan

NIH to receive $2 billion budget increase A massive federal spending bill released on Dec. 16 provides the National Institutes of Health with a $2 billion funding increase, the agency's first raise...

NIH health economics research funding priorities defined

Health economics is used to promote health through the study of health care and health-related services, their costs and benefits, and how they are distributed among individuals and groups in...

NIH update on Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

NIH Director, Francis Collins, released a statement on November 17, 2015 about progress made toward establishing a national research cohort that will be involved in  implementing the President's...

OBSSR seeks input for FY 2016-2020 strategic plan

The NIH's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) is in the process of establishing core scientific and policy priorities for their five year strategic plan. Because behavioral and...

NCI Research Specialist Award FOA released

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) released an FOA Monday, Nov. 2, inviting grant applications for the Research Specialist Award (R50) in any area of cancer research. This award is designed...