NIH Stays the Course in Choosing How to Spend Its Growing Budget

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Science  15 Jun 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5524, pp. 1993
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5524.1993

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Two recently released reports examine how the National Institutes of Health has spent its huge annual budget increases, and what it would do with the rest of a projected $14 billion infusion over 5 years. The short answer: Its decisions largely mirror existing budget priorities. But a bigger budget has caused some management problems.