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Grantsmanship for Clinicians & Basic Researchers: Part I – The NIH & Institutes, Grant Types, and How to Find Funding

  • DHMC, Auditorium G 1 Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH, 03766 United States (map)

Presented by Dartmouth SYNERGY and Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Presenter: Christopher Dant, PhD, Faculty, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Dartmouth SYNERGY
Description: Finding the appropriate NIH program and grant mechanism for your research idea requires a lot of up-front preparation! However, when developing their first grant, many early-stage and new investigators make the critical mistake of writing before they first develop their research idea that can increase their chances of being funded. In this seminar, we discuss how to develop research ideas NIH institutes are seeking to fund. We show NIH RePorter search strategies that can determine what NIH has funded, what NIH Request for Application (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs) tell you, and how to find specific institute mission/funding priorities.  These strategies will prepare you to write a grant that targets research ideas that address specific NIH institute missions and priorities, which will increase your chances of being funded.

*NOTE: These 2 seminars are part of the R Grantsmanship seminar--while you may sign up for one or the other, you are encouraged to attend both seminars.
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