NIH Updates Data Book with 2011 Statistics

The National Institutes of Health has updated its NIH Data Book with 2011 data. In a blog post discussing availability of this newly released data, Dr. Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, noted a few highlights including:

  • Overall success rates for R01s fell to 18%
  • Success rates for new vs. established investigators were equal, at 15%
  • Success rates for men vs. women were equal, at 15%
  • Individual investigator grants represented 60% of awards

The data book provides summary statistics on extramural awards.

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