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A possible new grant mechanism at NIH
Yesterday, the National Institutes of Health launched a request for information regarding a proposed new grant mechanism for emeritus faculty members. Dr. Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at the NIH, explained in her blog, “We want to explore how we can help senior investigators who wish to transition out of a position that relies on funding from NIH research grants, and facilitate the transfer of their work, knowledge and resources to junior colleagues.” In short, emeritus scientists that…