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November ACD Meeting Featured a Trio of Proposals

The NIH Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) discussed a new framework for peer review criteria, NIH-supported postdoctoral training, and alternative methods to advance biomedical research.
Noni Byrnes, Ph.D., Director, Center for Scientific Review

Opportunities and Resources

Help us improve understanding of malaria pathogenesis, epidemiology, and transmission, as well as evaluate, optimize, and inform development of interventions to understand, control, eliminate, and eventually eradicate malaria.
Conduct research on human immune system regulation and function to discover and characterize new principles of human immunology for preventing and treating infectious diseases, immune-mediated pathogenesis, and immune-mediated diseases.

In The News

At the end of this month, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID, will step down from the role he’s held since 1984.
NIH Medical Scientist Partnership Program scholars will complete their clinical degree training at their desired clinical degree school and conduct the PhD portion of their training in research laboratories in the NIH Intramural Research Program.
Recognizing lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new request for information solicits feedback on how to strengthen the capacity of clinical trial infrastructure and emergency trials.
Grantees must complete a Federal Financial Report either annually or at the end of an award’s project period, as determined by whether the grant is under the streamlined noncompeting award process.

Advice Corner

Your application is not improved by identifying scientists who aren't significantly advising or participating in your proposed project, and you may inadvertently create conflicts of interest for peer review.

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