Friendly Advice from Your NIH Grant Reviewer

Vicky Morgan, PhD

Dear PI, I am your NIH grant reviewer. Many feel that reviewers are the enemy. But for the next few weeks I want to be your friend.

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The Newbie's Excellent Infographic Adventure

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Newbies adventure in using an infographic to add clarity and impact to the release of a scientific publication.

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One-Minute Writing Tuneup: Comprise vs. Compose

Rebecca Helton, MA

“Comprised of” should never exist in formal writing.

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One-Minute Writing Tuneup: Don't Dangle Your Modifiers Off a Cliff

Rebecca Helton, MA

A "dangling modifier" has nothing in the sentence to modify, or appears to modify something the author doesn't intend it to.

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Paper-Writing Checklists To Prevent Headaches Down the Road

Rebecca Helton, MA

Avoid authorship headaches and streamline the path from data to paper with these checklists.

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Specific Aims Part 1 - The Problem

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Part 1 of a series on how to write the ever popular specific aims page.

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Specific Aims Part II - the Solution

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Part II of my series on the Specific Aims page.

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Understanding H. pylori: Meira Epplein

Rebecca Helton, MA

Meira Epplein, PhD, came to epidemiology by a more scenic route than most. She has always been fascinated by China, from Chinese art to culture and modern history. After getting …

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Pearls of Wisdom from Study Section Members

The Edge for Scholars

Sitting with a stack of 40 grants to review is a sure way to get focused on what makes a grant submission strong. The following pointers are from Dr. Chris Eischen, …

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Avoiding a Mismatch: How To Work with a Writer or Editor

Rebecca Helton, MA

You don't have to do it all yourself! Many successful researchers engage scientific/medical writers and editors for help with grants, manuscripts, press releases, and more.

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