“Have NIAID’s extramural research priorities changed since Dr. Fauci’s retirement?”

Funding News Edition: April 05, 2023
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NIAID is always steadily adjusting its strategic priorities in response to new research findings and emerging threats to public health. Any recent changes to our priorities would be a product of the Institute’s usual practices, rather than a consequence of former NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci’s departure. The Institute strives to maintain a well-balanced scientific portfolio in fulfillment of the NIAID Mission.

Moreover, each individual funding initiative undergoes a deliberate, collaborative vetting process that includes oversight by NIAID’s Advisory Council. Learn more at Understand NIAID Research Priorities.

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