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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 […]

March 28, 2023
Why Science Funders Should Try to Learn from Past Experience

Science funding agencies feel political pressure to fund only research that is easy to explain and defend […]

A New NIH Director: What Should We Look For?

By Stuart Buck and Eric Gilliam It’s March 2023. The former National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director […]

March 8, 2023
New Thinking on Peer Review at NIH?

The NIH has called for comments by April 24 on a proposed policy that would streamline peer review of grant proposals. […]