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Stephen B. Soumerai

Breakthrough science can't be rushed

By Stephen B. Soumerai
May 19, 2009

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The economic stimulus package's infusion of $8 billion in new research funding for the National Institutes of Health has resulted in a grant-writing frenzy, with tens of thousands of grant proposals competing for funds. The sheer number of proposals is likely to overwhelm the NIH's capacity to conduct adequate, high-quality reviews. (Full article: 611 words)

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