The blogosphere has some advice for those researchers who find themselves frustrated by the NIH grant funding review system: get over it. Blogger DrugMonkey responded to a reader who asked if he could appeal a review he'd received which resulted in him being denied funding for a project. The investigator was angry because it seemed one reviewer managed to drag down his score. DrugMonkey had a different take on it.

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