Some Thoughts on Peer Review

July 15, 2011

There has been much talk on the peer review process in our blog comments recently. At NIH we are extremely proud of our peer review system and its acceptance as one of the premier systems of peer review around the world.

The Time is Right for NCATS

July 6, 2011

My boss, Dr. Francis Collins, has just published an article in Science Translational Medicine describing why the time is right to establish the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at NIH.

Who Are We?

June 23, 2011

As part of our effort to characterize the community that is supported by NIH, we looked at the degrees held by NIH-supported principal investigators (PIs) and whether the composition of that population has changed over the years.

Clinical Center to Open Doors to Grantees?

June 17, 2011

Last week at the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director meeting, John Gallin, head of the NIH Clinical Center, and I presented the early progress of a committee developed to examine how we can promote the Clinical Center as a national resource by extending its capabilities to you, the extramural community.