House and Senate Pass New Spending Bill
A budget deal was reached last week between the White House and Congress for federal spending in FY 16 and 17, setting the stage for a growth in discretionary spending and, potentially, good news for federal grant programs.
NIH Issues Summary of Upcoming Grants Policy Statement
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a summary of upcoming revisions to the NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS).
USAID Seeks Proposals for Two Major International Development Initiatives
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking proposals for two major international development initiatives of interest to GRC members: Let Girls Learn and Development Innovation Ventures (DIV).
White House Takes on Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing World
The White House Office of Science and Technology hosted a meeting to discuss how technology and pathology can be combined in new and creative ways “to provide cancer diagnostics, care, and treatment in pilot sites in the developing world.”
New Study Shows Gender Gap in Early Career Biomedical Research
A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found a 250 percent gap between the median research funding given to male researchers as compared to female researchers at the start of their careers.