This third edition of the classic "how-to" guide incorporates recent changes in policies and procedures of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with particular emphasis on the role of the Internet in the research proposal process. Completely revised and updated, it reveals the secrets of success used by seasoned investigators, and directs the reader through the maze of NIH bureaucracies. In addition to providing a detailed overview of the entire review process, the book also includes hundreds of tips on how to enhance proposals, excerpts from real proposals, and extensive Internet references. This book is essential to all scientists involved in the grant writing process.
• Considers the reviewer's expectations in all grant writing advise
• Explains the review process and each section of the NIH R01 proposal in detail
• Improves priority scores with numerous tips on how to develop proposals
• Reveals strategies utilized by veteran proposal writers
• Details recent NIH policy changes, emphasizing Internet use
A comprehensive guide for researchers to preparing a grant proposal for the National Institutes of Health, updated to incorporate changes in the process during the past five years, including the new Small Business Innovation Research grants. Outlines the review process and the expectations of reviewer, offers suggestions and tips for spiffing up the proposal, and details specific grant programs and types. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)