From Nature Network Boston
Big NIH winners in Massachusetts
In these tough funding times, some investigators still manage to score large research grants. Here’s a look at a few.
Date: 08 July 2008
Author: Tinker Ready
What does it take to get a new, large National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant in these lean times? It took an addiction researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital two grant resubmissions. At Boston Medical Center, a veteran scientist studying sickle cell anemia thinks his use of new analytical tools put his grant above the rest. NIH funds the gamut, but a review of the research projects that brought the most new NIH money into Massachusetts last year finds winners in human genomics, cardiovascular disease, public health, and imaging. Researchers trying to better understand the genetics of diabetes, as well as deadly lung and pancreatic cancers, also did well...
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