NYTimes: Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas

Published: June 22nd, 2018

Category: Announcements, News

Funding is harder to find in general, and the current approach favors low-risk research and proposals by older scientists and white men.

Article by Aaron E. Carroll

The medical research grant system in the United States, run through the National Institutes of Health, is intended to fund work that spurs innovation and fosters research careers. In many ways, it may be failing.

Full article: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/upshot/why-the-medical-research-grant-system-could-be-costing-us-great-ideas.html