Table of contents for Writing the NIH grant proposal : a step-by-step guide / William Gerin.

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1. The National Institutes of Health
The NIH Mission
Basic NIH facts
NIH funding allocations
Other funding agencies
2. Mentoring and collaborative relationships
Finding and working with a mentor
Developing new collaborative relationships
Maintaining ongoing collaborative relationships
When problems arise
3. Types of award mechanisms
Specific grant mechanisms
Training grants
Career (K) awards
Grant supplements for underrepresented minorities
Funding levels for different grant mechanisms
SBIR and STTR award mechanisms
4. Preparation and Preliminary Steps
Are you ready?
Try out your ideas on your colleagues
The NIH Website: A useful resource
Healthy People 2010
The NIH Roadmap Initiative
The NIH Guide For Grants and Contracts
Requests for Applications (RFAs)
The Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (CRISP) Database
Contacting NIH Program staff
Strange Bedfellows: Politics and Science
Pilot Data
Choosing Your Research Team, and Initial Negotiations
5. Writing the application I: The scientific content
General notes concerning scientific writing
Writing the Proposal
The NIH Review Criteria
The Abstract
Section A. Specific Aims
Section B. Background and Significance
Section C. Preliminary Studies
Section D. Research Methods
Common Reviewers? Criticisms
Sections G through K
Additional information required for mentored NRSA awards
Proposal Development Timeline
Revise, Revise, Revise, Proofread, Proofread, . . . 
6. Writing the application II: Human/Animal concerns 
A note concerning Just-in-Time procedures
A brief discussion of ethics and accountability
Required education in the protection of human participants
Human Subjects Example (Section E)
Human subjects
Informed consent
Expedited review
Waiver of the requirement for a signed consent form
Inclusion of Children in Research
Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Research
NIH coding scheme for acceptability regarding inclusion of women and minorities
The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Certificates of confidentiality
Data and Safety Monitoring
Humane care and use of laboratory animals
7. Writing the application III: The administrative pages
The Face Page
Abstract, Performance Sites, Key Personnel, Human Embryonic Stem Cells
The Table of Contents
Facilities and Administrative Costs (F&A)
The Budget Justification
Consortia and Sub-Contracts
The Checklist
Modular Budgets
The Resources Page
Other Support Page
Targeted/Planned Enrollment Page
Letters of support
Personal Data on Principal Investigator
Variations in the form
8. Submitting the application
The cover letter
Know your Integrative Review Group (IRG) and Study Section
Submission dates
Where and what to send
9. The grant review and award process
The grant review process
The summary statement
The percentile rank
The review criteria
SBIR/STTR review criteria
Scoring the application
If your score is not in the fundable range . . . 
Postscript: Be careful what you wish for . . . 
Appendix A: Glossary of useful terms
Appendix B: Useful websites
Appendix C: Checklists
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

National Institutes of Health (U.S.) -- Research grants -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Proposal writing for grants -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Proposal writing in medicine -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medicine -- Research grants -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.