Tag Archives: Jon Lorsch

NIGMS Council Considers Strategies to Bolster Biomedical Workforce

During its September meeting, the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council (NAGMS) – which provides oversight to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – heard updates on programs intended to strengthen the biomedical research workforce pipeline. During his opening remarks, NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch, PhD, introduced… Read More »

NIGMS council considers old and new funding strategies

At its September 16 meeting, the Advisory Council of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) discussed the implementation of the Institute’s Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA), strategies to facilitate evidence-based funding decisions, and critical changes to a funding mechanism to support biomedical technology research resources. In his opening remarks, Jon Lorsch, PhD, Director… Read More »

NIGMS reissues pilot funding mechanism

Continuing its exploration of new strategies to maximize the number of researchers it funds, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) reissued the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for established principal investigators (PIs). This is the second call for applications for this pilot program, which provides stable funding, flexibility to pursue new research directions… Read More »