The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) recent change to the definition of a clinical trial will go into effect later this month. The change, done… Read More »Understanding NIH’s New Definition of a Clinical Trial
We Americans are privileged to live in a country that boasts the top scientific research in the world being conducted in our laboratories, research institutions… Read More »Potential Cuts to Science Funding Threaten US Position as World Leader in Biomedical Research
Shirley Tilghman, professor of molecular biology and former Princeton University president, delivered the 16th annual Daniel Nathans Lecture in Molecular Genetics about a dilemma unfolding… Read More »The Malthusian Dilemma: Biomedical Research in the Post-NIH Budget Doubling Era
During the final month of 2015, Congress passed a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill that would keep the government fiscally solvent into September 2016. Along with… Read More »Recent NIH Funding and Moonshot Initiatives: Are they They Helping or Hindering?
Although it is pivotal for a successful academic career, instructing young grad students and postdocs in grant writing is an often missing training component. Fortunately,… Read More »Five Tips for Applying for NIH Training Fellowships
Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill directly impacting the biomedical research community. If approved by the Senate, the 21st Century… Read More »Legislative Bill Prompts Discussion of Cross-Talk in the Scientific Community