February 16th, 2018
The CTSI-CN announces the 2018-2019 Request for Applications (RFA) for the Mentored Career Development Award (KL2). Please review the RFA in detail to learn more about this funding opportunity.
February 2nd, 2018Patients Are Key to Rare Disease Day at NIH
There are about 7,000 diseases officially defined as “rare,” or affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S.; only a few hundred of these diseases have any approved treatment.
February 2nd, 2018Learn more about NIH Research Highlights in 2017 here.
February 1st, 2018Check Out the Latest Issue of Peer Review Notes: www.csr.nih.gov/prn
1. Assuring the Integrity of Peer Review
2. Heads Up on New and Emerging Policies
3. What Happened When NSF Had Applicants Do Reviews? ...
January 27th, 2018Innovations to Increase Participation in Clinical Research
Every person with an illness wants the best treatment available, and given the pace of biomedical research, that best treatment may be new or even still under study. It is curious, therefore, that only a small number of people with any disease — generally less than 10 percent — participate in clinical trials of new treatments.