As some of you may already know, in November, I will transition as Director of the Office of Extramural Research (OER) and NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research (DDER) to the role of Special Advisor to the NIH Director. Much remains to be done, and we have a number of challenges ahead, but I am very proud of all that we have been able to accomplish in our five years together. Continue reading

FY 2009 Continuing Resolution to Provide Continuing Budget Authority for Federal Agencies and Programs Through March 6

NIH is currently operating under a continuing resolution (CR), effective through March 6, 2009. A CR is legislation enacted by Congress when the new fiscal year is about to begin (or has begun) to provide budget authority for federal agencies and programs to continue operating until regular appropriations acts are ratified.

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