Perhaps nothing is more important to a new investigator than how to properly prepare a grant to request funding for clinical research. In this chapter we will review the basic elements for successful grant writing, discuss advantages and disadvantages of K versus R applications for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, illustrate the “fundamentals” for each section for a standard NIH R-series application, and describe the key components necessary to transition to a successful NIH research career.
KeywordsCareer Development Award Significance Section Grant Writing Junior Investigator Award Research Career Development
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