PAYDIRT! Peer Review: NIH PANEL URGES OVERHAUL...

Patrick patrick at howard.genetics.utah.edu
Thu Jun 6 23:25:10 EST 1996


On 5 Jun 1996, Alexander Berezin wrote:

> > "Choosing winners from among the 30,000 biomedical scientists who seek
> > federal grants each year is a delicate task, especially when more than
> > three-quarters of grant proposals now get rejected. 
> 
> On the basis of this fact it appears clear that NIH should
> be shut down altogether. Any organization which deems 

Hardly a reasonable action.  Fortunately such will not happen.  The NIH 
does MUCH more than simply dole out grant funds...without them the world 
and the nation would be a less healthy place.  

No need to toss the baby.

patrick



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