TITLE

Dire documentation: NIH funding facts

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Trials Administrator;Feb2009, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the impact of the flat funding received by the National Institutes of Health on the science and research community in the U.S. First-time recipients of the agency's premier research grant are older now than they were two decades ago. The success rate for one of the premier research grants is only 12% today upon a first submission. Research institutions downsize their labs and lay-off post-doctoral fellows when grants are rejected.
ACCESSION #
36178150

 

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