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September 8, 2023
Metascience Since 2012: A Personal History

This essay is a personal history of the $60+ million I allocated to metascience starting in 2012 […]

July 18, 2023
Science Funders, High-Risk Research, and Apple Pie

Science funding agencies often have programs explicitly aimed at funding high-risk, high-reward science. But the role of […]

July 7, 2023
Interview with Arjun Raj

Arjun Raj is a Professor of Bioengineering and Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania, He received his BA […]

May 18, 2023
Building a Better NIH

Overview Editor’s Note: “Building a Better NIH” is a project partnership between the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, […]

April 18, 2023
CDC Reform: Where to Start?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—abbreviated CDC so as to maintain consistency with the original Communicable […]

The NIH Should Reform Funding for Graduate Students and Post-Docs

The NIH sponsors far more biomedical graduate students and post-docs than could ever have a full-time academic […]