NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health plans to continue its 2007 policy of supporting “a highly productive pool” of new and established biomedical researchers in its 2008 fiscal year, according to the NIH’s recently issued policy guidelines for the coming year, but its $29.2 billion budget will leave the various institutes to figure out how to manage programs with a 1 percent budget increase. 
 

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