National Institutes of Health (NIH)

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of APS, we have created a special area of the website devoted to celebrating the last 20 years of APS history. This section features an interactive timeline of APS history detailing the vision of our founders and the success story that is APS. 1988 More

Peer review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is getting an in-depth look, with the official goal of “optimizing its efficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure that the NIH will be able to continue to meet the needs of the research community and public-at-large.” Whether this effort translates into More

What ended the spectacular budget growth of the National Institutes of Health, and what can bring it back? For decades NIH was the bi-partisan darling of Capitol Hill, receiving substantial budget increases even in bad economic times. Among government agencies, NIH was uniquely free of critics, except for those who More