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Take A Look At Our New Application Instructions

January 4, 2017

Reading and following application instructions is key to a smooth application submission process. This is why we’re continually seeking to make it easier for you to find and understand the information you need. If you take a look at the December release of our application guide, you will see that we’ve worked really hard to simplify the language and presentation of our application instructions.

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Does NIH Expect Completion of GCP Training by the January 1, 2017 Effective Date?

December 30, 2016

Institutions need not regard the NIH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) policy’s effective date as a deadline by which we expect NIH-funded investigators and clinical trial staff involved in the design, conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials to complete GCP training. Rather, as long as steps are being taken to meet the expectation, e.g., staff who have not yet been trained have signed up for a course, the training itself can be completed after the effective date.

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Characteristics and Outcomes of R01 Competing Renewal Applications (“Type 2s”)

December 22, 2016

An investigator’s long-term success depends not only on securing funding, but on maintaining a stable funding stream over time. One way to assure continued funding is to submit a competing renewal application. However, as we noted earlier this year, while new investigators were almost as successful as experienced investigators in obtaining new (type 1) R01s, the difference between new investigator and… Read more about Characteristics and Outcomes of R01 Competing Renewal Applications (“Type 2s”)

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