A Guide to NIH Grant Programs

Hardcover | October 1, 1994

bySamuel M. Schwartz, Mischa E. Friedman

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Each year thousands of biomedical and behavioral researchers submit grant applications to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) for support of their research or research training activities. The majority of these applications are submitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).By describing the inner workings of the NIH extramural programs and providing practical information about grant programs and processes, this authoritative work is designed to help investigators gain a more favorable edge in obtaining support for their research proposals. It offers practical insightsinto a broad spectrum of the basic and clinical research interests of the 21 NIH research granting components, and identifies the various mechanisms of support. Descriptions, guidance, and advice are also provided on specific areas such as how to prepare a grant application; the peer review system,the procedures leading to award decisions, the responsibilities of the NIH staff in managing the review and referral of applications, and managing grant programs. Other extramural policies and procedures are covered such as the appeals system, animal welfare, the privacy act, and research involvinghuman subjects. Legislation, funding, and the NIH budget are also discussed. Written by two former senior-level managers at the National Institutes of Health and current consultants to several USPHS agencies, A Guide to NIH Grant Programs is a valuable reference source for members of the biomedicaland behavioral research community.

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Each year thousands of biomedical and behavioral researchers submit grant applications to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) for support of their research or research training activities. The majority of these applications are submitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). By describing the inner workings of the NIH...

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Each year thousands of biomedical and behavioral researchers submit grant applications to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) for support of their research or research training activities. The majority of these applications are submitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).By describing the inner workings of the NIH ...

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Each year thousands of biomedical and behavioral researchers submit grant applications to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) for support of their research or research training activities. The majority of these applications are submitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). By describing the inner workings of the NIH...

Samuel M. Schwartz, Ph.D., has participated in most facets of the NIH grant and contract programs for over 20 years. His experience includes serving as an executive secretary of a study section, Chief of the Division of Research Grants (DRG) Referral Office, Program Officer in the National Cancer Institute and the National Eye Inst...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.57 × 6.38 × 1.18 inPublished:October 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. NIH Mission and Organization3. Budget and Legislation4. Extramural Support Mechanisms5. Application Preparation6. The Referral System7. The Peer Review System8. Division of Research Grants Study Section Review9. Institute Review10. National Advisory Councils11. Program Management12. Decision Points and Communications Appeals13. Areas of Special Interest14. Valuable Sources of Information

From Our Editors

Each year thousands of biomedical and behavioral researchers submit grant applications to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) for support of their research or research training activities. The majority of these applications are submitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). By describing the inner workings of the NIH extramural programs and providing practical information about grant programs and processes, this authoritative work is designed to help investigators gain a more favorable edge in obtaining support for their research proposals. It offers practical insights into a broad spectrum of the basic and clinical research interests of the 21 NIH research granting components, and identifies the various mechanisms of support. Descriptions, guidance, and advice are also provided on specific areas including: how to prepare a grant application, the peer review system, the procedures leading to award decisions, the responsibilities of the NIH staff in managing the review and referral of applications, and managing grant programs. Other extramural po

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"Lucid and straightforward. This authoritative and clearly written book should be in libraries or departmental reading rooms wherever NIH-supported research is done." --Science