NIH funding
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2017
A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.
Proposed NIH Grant Cap Criticized
Proposed NIH Grant Cap Criticized
Diana Kwon | Jun 8, 2017
Update: The agency announced it will ditch the proposal, and set up a fund for early- to mid-career scientists instead.
Age-Related Bias in NIH Awards
Age-Related Bias in NIH Awards
Diana Kwon | Jun 5, 2017
The number of young investigators with NIH grants has declined since 1982, but recent efforts by the agency to increase funding for early-stage investigators are working, a study finds.
Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked
Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked
Jef Akst and Bob Grant | May 22, 2017
According to a document posted online less than a day before the release of the official 2018 budget proposal, the National Institutes of Health could face even deeper cuts than previously suggested by the Trump administration.
NIH Leaders Appeal to Congress for Funding
NIH Leaders Appeal to Congress for Funding
Aggie Mika | May 18, 2017
Directors of several institutes testified against proposed 2018 budget cuts.    
Individual Investigators to Have Limit on NIH Funds
Individual Investigators to Have Limit on NIH Funds
Bob Grant | May 3, 2017
A point system seeks to ensure that funding is spread more evenly among researchers, especially early- and mid-career scientists.
Trump Meets with HHS, NIH Brass
Trump Meets with HHS, NIH Brass
Bob Grant | Apr 5, 2017
President Donald Trump, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and NIH Director Francis Collins discussed the opioid crisis and retaining young researchers in the biomedical research enterprise, among other things, according to a White House official.
Proposed NIH Cuts Hit Bipartisan Opposition in Congress
Proposed NIH Cuts Hit Bipartisan Opposition in Congress
Diana Kwon | Apr 4, 2017
Both Democrats and Republications criticize the Trump administration’s plan to cut funding for biomedical research.
TS Picks: April 3, 2017
TS Picks: April 3, 2017
Bob Grant | Apr 3, 2017
USDA posting few animal inspections; HHS secretary proposes cutting indirect research expenses; science journalism vs. fake news
Image of the Day: Personnel Effects
Image of the Day: Personnel Effects
The Scientist Staff | Mar 30, 2017
Cuts to federal science funding could significantly impact undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and other early-career researchers.