In a Rock Talk post, National Institutes of Health's Deputy Director for Extramural Research Sally Rockey discusses the "age distribution of NIH principal investigators and medical school faculty." Using Association of American Medical Colleges data, Rockey compares information on medical school faculty with data her group has collected on awards made to PIs who do not work at medical schools.

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