You Can Help NIH with a Research Project

In response to President Obama’s directive to all federal agencies for greater transparency, public participation, and collaboration, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking input for its Consumer Health Information research project. Information gathered will provide greater insight into the health information needs and information-seeking behaviors of NIH health consumer audiences. It will also…

EUREKA! NLM Supports Special NIH Grants Promising Big Payoffs

The National Library of Medicine contributed to NIH’s 2009 EUREKA (Exceptional, Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration) program, which awarded 56 grants totaling $67.4 million to support innovative research projects promising big scientific payoffs. “EUREKA awards reflect NIH’s continued commitment to funding transformative research, even if it carries more than the usual degree of scientific risk,” NIH…