Roadmap Cash Makes a Splash

Agres, Ted
December 2004
Drug Discovery & Development;Dec2004, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p14
The article informs that about a year ago the National Institutes of Health (NIH) unveiled its "Roadmap for Medical Research," a comprehensive set of new strategies by which the $28-billion agency plans to pursue basic and clinical research. Since September 2003. NIH has awarded nearly $130 million in road-map related grants and contracts. Recognizing the need to improve its peer review process, NIH updated the criteria that study sections are to use in evaluating research grant applications. The overall purpose is to better accommodate interdisciplinary, translational, and clinical projects.


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