What are NIH study sections?

What are NIH study sections?

A study section typically includes 20 or more scientists from the community of productive researchers. Your application also will be assigned to the NIH Institute or Center (IC) best suited to fund your application should it have sufficient merit. (More than one IC may be assigned if appropriate.)

Is NIAAA part of NIH?

As a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIAAA is funded by the U.S. government.

What does NIAAA stand for?

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) | National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

What is an NIH Special Emphasis Panel?

Special Emphasis Panels (SEPs) have been established by NIH Institutes, Centers and Divisions to cover all scientific peer review activities formerly provided by ad hoc groups.

How do I choose my NIH study section?

Consider seeking guidance from an NIH Institute or Center program officer (PO). These individuals usually attend meetings of review groups and can share their insight. Use the NIH RePorter database to identify the study sections that reviewed successful applications in your field.

Which study sections review K Awards?

Many funding institutes review K awards. Some K applications are reviewed at CSR, usually within standing study sections based on scientific fit.

Where is NIAAA located?

Bethesda, MD
NIAAA has offices, laboratories, and clinical operations on the main National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, MD. NIAAA also has offices and laboratories in Rockville, MD.

Who funds alcohol research?

For over 30 years, ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research has funded research grants on important biomedical and sociobehavioral aspects of alcohol consumption and supported research-related activities through scientific meetings, professional conferences and symposia on specialized topics.

What does the NIAAA do?

The mission of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is to generate and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and apply that knowledge to improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems, including alcohol use disorder ( …

Who assigns NIH grants to study sections?

The Division of Receipt and Referral (DRR) in the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) assigns each application to a review group with the expertise to evaluate the scientific and technical merit of the application and to one or more institutes/centers for funding consideration.

How long are study sections?

1 to 2 days
Study sections convene for 1 to 2 days. One member serves as chair and conducts the meeting with the SRO. Assigned reviewers present their evaluations and any mail reviews are read. After a general discussion, all reviewers at the meeting privately submit overall impact scores to CSR.

How is binge drinking defined?

NIAAA defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking alcohol that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 percent – or 0.08 grams of alcohol per deciliter – or higher. For a typical adult, this pattern corresponds to consuming 5 or more drinks (male), or 4 or more drinks (female), in about 2 hours.