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Appreciation for 2022 NIAID Peer Review and Committee Volunteers

On behalf of NIAID and our research community, we express our deepest gratitude to fiscal year 2022 review and advisory group volunteers for donating their precious time and effort.
VRC scientists working with a Biomek Nxp robot, which is used to set up and harvest cultures of HIV patients' B cells that are used in the discovery of novel HIV neutralizing antibodies.

Opportunities and Resources

Successful offerors will help advance the research and development of promising candidate vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics for biodefense, emerging infectious diseases, and pandemic preparedness.
The Physician-Scientist Pathway to Independence Award is designed to increase and maintain the field of new and talented physician-scientists by supporting mentored research training and an independent research period.
By facilitating access to experienced mentors, relevant facilities, and protected time for training centered on nonhuman primate models, these awards will help early-career scientists address key issues in clinically relevant research areas.

In The News

NIH’s Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) provides recommendations on program development, resource allocation, NIH administrative regulation, and other aspects of NIH policy.
NIAID uses paylines as funding cutoff points for certain types of investigator-initiated grant applications. Last week, NIAID updated the interim paylines for research projects (R01), small grants (R03), and exploratory/developmental grants (R21).
To ensure a strong and diverse workforce and better understand workforce composition and participation in NIH programs, NIH regularly assesses the sex/gender, race, ethnicity,and disability status of its supported researchers.

Advice Corner

NIAID strongly encourages consultations to apprise principal investigators of the time, cost, and regulatory obligations that come with seeking and receiving an investigator-initiated clinical trial award.

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