NIH All About Grants Podcast: Building Bridges

May 12, 2022

Join us for this NIH All About Grants podcast episode to learn more about R56/bridge awards. Drs. Lakshmi Ramachandra from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Bonnie Burgess-Beusse with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases will tell us about the purpose of bridge awards, how program staff consider who and what to recommend for funding, the budget, when investigators should reach out about them, and more.

Same Systems, New Look to eRA Website

April 26, 2022

A refreshed eRA website was launched on Monday, April 25. The redesign updates the home page, as well as the About eRA page with extensive new information about eRA and the services it offers to existing and potential agency partners. Don’t worry – the information sections you rely on every day for applicants, recipients and reviewers remain unchanged.

NIH All About Grants Podcast Mini-Series: Inclusion Plans – From Application to Post-Award

April 15, 2022

Inclusion plans. You have questions. We have answers. Join us for this NIH All About Grants podcast miniseries to learn about preparing inclusion plans as part of your application (Part 1) and what happens during peer review and post-award (Part 2).

Coming Soon – New Scientific Data Sharing Website

March 10, 2022

If you’re working on NIH-funded research, you probably know the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy goes into effect January 25, 2023. Don’t worry — there are several resources in the works to help you prepare! In April we are launching a new NIH Scientific Data Sharing website, a one-stop shop for all the information you need to know about NIH sharing policies.   

Designing Analyses by Sex or Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in NIH-defined Phase 3 Clinical Trials

March 10, 2022

NIH-defined phase 3 clinical trials are required to conduct and report analyses by sex or gender, race, and ethnicity for each primary outcome. These analyses, referred to as “valid analyses” are unbiased assessments that on average, yield the correct estimate of the difference in outcomes between two groups of participants.

Updated Resources for Registration in eRA Commons

March 9, 2022

Simplified wizard-like screens will greet signing officials who are completing the one-time registration for their organization in eRA Commons. The updated Registration screens accommodate SAM-issued Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs) and will pre-populate institutional information based on available active registration data in