February 19, 2013
As I posted back in December, NIH is implementing many of the recommendations proposed by the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) working group that studied the biomedical research workforce. I’d like to draw your attention to several Notices that have been posted in the NIH Guide in the past few weeks, laying out some of the details and providing a bit of background on the ACD recommendations that preceded them. ….
December 14, 2012
While most of the conversation here on Rock Talk, particularly in the comments, is about research at academic institutions and non-profit organizations, NIH also funds researchers at small businesses. ….
November 30, 2012
In August I let you know about an upcoming collaboration opportunity allowing extramural researchers to use the amazing resources of the NIH Clinical Center and collaborate with intramural researchers here at NIH. I’m happy to announce that the official funding opportunity announcement (FOA) was published Wednesday: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (PAR-13-029).
October 19, 2012
Developing ways to support early career researchers has been a key goal at NIH for many years. As I’ve discussed here in the past, we have a commitment to support new investigators as they become independent scientists. But there are multiple ways NIH supports people as they transition through the various stages of their research career.
September 14, 2012
I am excited to tell you about a collaboration we have launched with the FDA to support research to inform the development and evaluation of regulations on the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products.
August 3, 2012
Last summer I mentioned to you that NIH was interested in figuring out a way to open up many of the NIH Clinical Center’s amazing resources to the extramural research community. It has taken some work to iron out all the details, but we just posted a notice of intent to publish a request for applications (RFA) this fall.
June 8, 2012
Earlier this year, I announced the reauthorization of our small business program and the immediate changes that were made for fiscal year 2012.
May 4, 2012
Imagine if you had a partnership with industry where you had access to compounds never before available to you, which you could use to test ideas for new therapeutics and identify promising new treatments.
March 8, 2012
In a November blog post, I mentioned the myriad of activities that are impacting our Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, one of which was the congressional effort to reauthorize the small business programs.
December 23, 2011
Last month I told you about our small business programs, and it got me thinking that many people might not be aware of the many NIH programs that exist beyond the scope of the R01. One such program is the Academic Research Enhancement Award.