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A Synopsis of January’s Advisory Council Meeting

Catch up on remarks from NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and a presentation from guest speaker Dr. Lyric Jorgenson, the acting NIH associate director for science policy and acting director of NIH’s Office of Science Policy.
Dr. Lyric Jorgenson

Opportunities and Resources

Contract funds will support vaccine and therapeutic development through candidate testing; product manufacture; preclinical or nonclinical toxicology testing; and early clinical studies.
Propose research to facilitate clinical translation of safe and effective approaches to reduce or eliminate dependence on immunosuppressive drugs for long-term allograft acceptance.
The program will provide up to two years of support for research conducted by resident-investigators in structured programs for clinician-investigators with defined program milestones.
Exceptional early-stage clinical researchers will receive five to seven years of support within the NIH Intramural Research Program as tenure-track investigators followed by continued intramural funding or a supported transition to an extramural institution.

In The News

NIH’s National Library of Medicine introduced a new beta version of, a website and online database providing clinical research studies and results to the public, researchers, and healthcare professionals.
Create an innovative influenza research proposal that advances the NIAID mission of pandemic preparedness and response, and aligns with the goals and unmet needs of one of the Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Response.

Advice Corner

Learn the reasons why the approved budget listed in your Notice of Award may differ from what you requested in your application.

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