Tag Archives: SMBR

NIH Advisory Committees Discuss Diversity, Intramural Research, Children’s Study, Peer Review, and the Grant Application and Award Process

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently hosted meetings of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) and the Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB), both of which provide advice to agency leadership on issues affecting the biomedical research community. During its meeting on December 11 and 12, the ACD received updates on a wide-variety of… Read More »

News from NIH

By Yvette Seger May is always a busy month for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with the majority of the Advisory Councils for the 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs) meeting to finalize funding decisions and discuss initiatives that could more broadly affect scientists and institutions supported by NIH. The following are highlights from a… Read More »

NIH Advisory Committee Finalizes Recommendations on Assessing the Value of Biomedical Research

By Yvette Seger On December 18, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB) met via teleconference to finalize its report on assessing the value of biomedical research (VOBR) funded by NIH. Charged by NIH Director Francis Collins in 2012 “to identify appropriate parameters and approaches for assessing and communicating VOBR,” SMRB… Read More »