In a Review of Peer Review, NIH Tackles System Flaws | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health is taking a critical look at the peer-review grant application process. Over the summer, NIH issued requests to researchers for comments and suggestions to improve the current grant-awarding system that is strained by a stagnant budget and an overwhelming number of applications. By the end of this month, the external and internal working groups plan to present ideas to improve the current process to NIH Director Elias Zerhouni.

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