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NIH Article: Whose Grant Is It?

"Wait... It's Not MY Grant?"

From the blog of Dr. Michael Lauer, NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research, serving as the principal scientific leader and advisor to the NIH Director on the NIH extramural research program. (May 29, 2018)

"Remembering back to my days as a PI, I can recall myself saying something like “yea, on my NIH grant…” when discussing my research. This may have been okay over coffee, but it is technically incorrect. We hear this confusion a lot. So, we thought it would be worthwhile to remind you about some of the respective roles of institutions and investigators working on an NIH award." Continue reading the article>>