FASEB Released its NIH Funding State Factsheets for FY 2013

By Allison Lea The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has released factsheets for fiscal year (FY) 2013 highlighting how funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) benefits each of the 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico. NIH is the nation’s leading source for biomedical and basic research funding, investing $29.2 billion […]

FASEB’s Vice President Elect Highlights the Benefits of NIH Funded Basic Research in His Hometown

By Allison Lea In today’s issue of the San Diego Union-Tribune, FASEB’s Vice President Elect for Science Policy, Hudson Freeze, PhD, explains why supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is so crucial for our nation’s future. In his commentary, Dr. Freeze, a resident of San Diego, highlights examples of how NIH funding has benefited […]

Society Spotlight: The American Peptide Society

By Dr. Charles Deber The American Peptide Society (APS), a nonprofit scientific and educational organization founded in 1990, provides a forum for advancing and promoting knowledge of the chemistry and biology of peptides.  The Society was the outgrowth of the American Peptide Symposium – the principal conference for peptide scientists – that has been held […]

NIH and AHRQ Update Grant Application Submission Policy

By Yvette Seger Last week, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)  released an updated grant application submission policy. Effective immediately, this update reverses the “two strikes” policy adopted in 2009 and allows applicants to submit a new (A0) application following an unsuccessful resubmission (A1) without demonstrating […]