Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
explain the general role of NIH in support of biomedical and behavioral research;
describe the evolving ecology of biomedical research and how it affects NIH’s ability to issue awards; and
describe how NIH is thinking about becoming a Federal Science Agency that excels at managing by results.
Kick-starting the seminar, Dr. Michael Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, shares his experiences and perspective on the role of NIH in encouraging and supporting biomedical and behavioral research across the globe.