Recap of 2009

This past year has been both exciting and at times challenging, but as we reflect on 2009 one thing that we can be sure of is that the changes NIH, and extramural community, has experienced will foster continued prosperity in 2010 and beyond. Over the last twelve months, NIH has welcomed a new director, issued new stem cell guidelines, re-invested in the American economy, entered the final implementation phase of the Enhancing Peer Review initiative, and reviewed the financial conflict of interest policy.

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Your Efforts Provide Public Insight into Economic Impact of the Recovery Act

Recipients of NIH grant awards funded from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) have recently finished submitting their first quarterly reports to, with immensely successful results. Thanks to the hard work and commitment of you, NIH’s extramural grantees, our high submission rate and low error rate make NIH one of the leading agencies in the Federal government. Continue reading