March 13th, 2007

Disappearing R01s

Success rates for NIH R01 grants have been falling fast over the last few years, to the great dismay of life scientists. Rates peaked at 32% in 1999, then fell to 23% in 2005. In an article in Science, Elias Zerhouni blamed increasing numbers of grant applications: the number of applications for R01s increased by … read more