What Really Happens in an NIH Study Review
What happens to your grant once it gets to a study section?
In this career development event, Dr. Paul Martin will leverage his experience as a seasoned National Institutes of Health grant reviewer, including his tenure as Chair of the Cancer Immunopathology and Immunotherapy Study Section, to provide insight into the workings of NIH study sections.
Dr. Martin discusses the fundamentals of grant review, including an overview of study sections, and grant scoring. The likelihood of a successful grant application is increased by a thorough understanding of the review process.
By attending, you will specifically learn how to:
- Identify the fundamentals of grant review, including an overview of study sections and grant scoring;
- Determine differences between “impact” and “significance”;
- Recognize effective strategies in writing and how to avoid frequent mistakes.
Dr. Martin serves as a co-Principal Investigator of ITHS, is the Director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Research Trials Office, and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington.