How Many Researchers: The FY 2023 Cumulative Investigator Rate 

March 6, 2024

We are pleased to share our annual snapshot of how many researchers NIH supports. Our cumulative investigator rate is an NIH-wide person-based metric, calculated as the number of unique principal investigators designated on an NIH research project grant award, divided by the number of unique principal investigators who were designated on applications over a five-year period.

Unmasking Potential: Introducing New Beta Version Tool for Biomedical Dataset Discovery

February 16, 2024

In a world of rapidly changing digital expectations, new formats to access and store information, and a dynamic biomedical landscape, users want to connect to data across an abundant, widely available, and growing ecosystem of biomedical research with one click. That is the future we are working to create by leveling up our dataset discovery technology to better understand user expectations and enhance the user experience.

NIH Director Statement on Catalyzing the Development of Novel Alternative Methods

February 9, 2024

Last week, Dr. Monica Bertagnolli accepted recommendations from the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director on considering approaches that use novel alternative methods in biomedical and behavioral research. This is an exciting step in our ongoing efforts to support research that complements traditional models when scientifically feasible.