Staff Cut at NIH

Due to budget constraints, the National Institutes of Health is cutting the contractors that run its electronic grant systems by 20 percent, reports ScienceInsider. This will have a "significant impact" on eRA services, writes Sally Rockey, the NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, in a letter to extramural staff.

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