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New NIH Grants for Clinical Research

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Science  27 Feb 1998:
Vol. 279, Issue 5355, pp. 1300
DOI: 10.1126/science.279.5355.1300b

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Last week, National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus unveiled three new NIH grant programs designed specifically for clinical researchers: career development awards, which would go to M.D.s who have finished their specialty training and have committed to a research career; grants to "particularly talented early- and midcareer investigators doing clinical research" for training new investigators; and a new category of grants to help institutions develop curricula for clinical researchers.