Tag Archives: NINDS

Nature Commentary from NINDS and FASEB Leaders Outlines Ways to Improve Transparency at Scientific Meetings

In “Shake up conferences,” a commentary published August 10 in Nature, Shai D. Silberberg of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) – along with NINDS and Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) colleagues – advocate for greater transparency at scientific meetings, a key facet of promoting rigor and transparency in… Read More »

Bipartisan support for increasing NIH funding at congressional hearing

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle demonstrated growing bipartisan support for increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at a hearing of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee. The October 7 session featured testimony from NIH Director, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, who was well received by the 13… Read More »

Pilot NIH grant pre-application could lead to lengthier approval process, warns FASEB

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) raised concerns this week about a proposed pilot program that would tack on additional steps to the grant process for some applicants at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The recommendation, which appeared in a draft report by the Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB) grant review,… Read More »