The Office of Extramural Research at the US National Institutes of Health has allowed multiple investigators on grant applications since 2007 "to promote team science and multidisciplinary approaches to biomedical research," says the office's Extramural Nexus publication. Though a request for multiple principal investigators was only allowed on new or renewal applications. The policy has now been revised to allow changes mid-award.

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