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Chapter 5: Navigating the Grant Process at the National Institutes of Health

Navigating the Grant Process at the National Institutes of Health
Navigating the grant process at the national institutes of health
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the foremost funders of brain and behavioral science research. The NIH Office of Budget reports that in fiscal year 2010, nearly $31 billion was spent by the NIH to support biomedical and behavioral research, and more than$21 billion was awarded in research grants to nearly 45,000 grantees. Brain and behavioral science research is supported to some degree by all of the NIH institutes, and the four institutes that predominantly support brain and behavioral sciences (the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on ...