ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

NIH grants for targeted research on the rise

January 6, 2015 3:20 AM UTC

Targeted research programs received 30% of NIH research project grants in FY14, up from 23% in FY13. NIH defines targeted research as initiatives funded from money an institute has set aside for a "specific scientific area."

NIH awarded a total of $15.6 billion for 9,241 research project grants during the year, up from $14.9 billion for 8,310 grants in FY13. Sally Rockey, NIH's deputy director for extramural research, published details in a (see BioCentury Extra, Sept. 30, 2014). ...