NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Institutes of Health announced today a pilot program to shorten the peer-review process for investigators applying for grants.


NIH said it expects the pilot to cut the review cycle, which currently takes more than nine months, in half.

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