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13. Research Training and Career Development Programs


NHLBI Research Training and Career Development Obligations: Fiscal Years 1996-2006

NHLBI Research Training and Career Development Obligations: Fiscal Years 1996-2006
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NHLBI Full-Time Training Positions: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

NHLBI Full-Time Training Positions: Fiscal Years 1996-2006

* National Research Service Awards (NRSA).
Note: Numbers of awards and trainees may not agree with other tables due to the method of counting supplements.


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Training Awards, Full-Time Training Positions, and Obligations by Activity: Fiscal Year 2006

  Number of Awards Obligated Trainees (Full-time Training Positions) Direct Cost Indirect Cost Total Cost Percent of Total NHLBI Training Program Dollars
Fellowship Programs            
Predoctoral Fellowship Award (F31)
32 32 $  1,201,756 $          — $  1,201,756 1.4%
Individual NRSA (F32)
171 171 8,790,419 8,790,419 10.1
Senior Fellowships NRSA (F33)
2 2 52,780 52,780 0.1
Subtotal, Fellowships 205 205 10,044,955 10,044,955 11.5
Graduate Training Programs            
Institutional NRSA (T32)
204 66,657,406 5,173,681 71,831,087* 82.1
Minority Institutional NRSA (T32)
4 687,833 55,380 743,213 0.9
Off-Quarter Professional Student   Training NRSA (T34, T35)
18 2,046,871 168,428 2,215,299 2.5
Short-Term Training for Minority Students (T35M)
29 2,310,145 216,301 2,526,446 2.9
Subtotal, Graduate Training Programs 255 71,702,255 5,613,790 77,316,045* 88.5
Total, Training Programs 460 205 $81,747,210 $5,613,790 $87,361,000 100.0%
* Excludes assessment of $1,818,000.

History of Training Obligations by Activity: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Dollars (Thousands)
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Fellowship Programs                      
Predoctoral Fellowship Award (F31) $     551 $     388 $     466 $     346 $     248 $     264 $     478 $     563 $     549 $     794 $   1,202
Individual NRSA (F32) 6,483 6,281 6,969 8,807 8,517 8,515 8,887 7,868 8,128 8,813 8,790
Senior Fellowships NRSA (F33) 233 179 125 90 92 147 84 112 144 58 53
Intramural NRSA (F35)
Subtotal, Fellowships 7,267 6,848 7,560 9,243 8,857 8,926 9,449 8,543 8,821 9,665 10,045
Graduate Training Programs                      
Institutional NRSA (T32) 36,718A 38,253B 37,904C 45,551D 50,507E 58,516F 62,999G 69,951H 71,229I 70,524J 71,831K
Minority Institutional NRSA (T32) 679 898 706 901 1,167 996 1,092 1,006 734 1,184 743
Off-Quarter Professional Student Training NRSA (T34, T35) 1,001 1,216 1,435 1,384 966 1,974 1,987 1,975 1,993 2,233 2,215
MARC (T36) 5 5 5 5 5 5
Short-Term Training for Minority Students (T35M) 1,834 1,612 1,964 2,494 2,570 1,877 2,057 2,594 2,671 2,976 2,527
Subtotal, Training Grants 40,237 41,984 42,014 50,335 55,215 63,368 68,135 75,526 76,627 76,917 77,316
Total, Training Programs $47,504A $48,832B $49,574C $59,578D $64,072E $72,294F $77,584G $84,069H $85,448I $86,582J $87,361K

A Excludes Assessment of $982,000.
B Excludes Assessment of $1,004,000.
C Excludes Assessment of $1,032,000.
D Excludes Assessment of $1,216,000.
E Excludes Assessment of $1,280,000.
F Excludes Assessment of $1,424,000.
G Excludes Assessment of $1,584,000.
H Excludes Assessment of $1,716,000.
I Excludes Assessment of $1,744,000.
J Excludes Assessment of $1,764,000.
K Excludes Assessment of $1,818,000.

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Full-Time Training Positions by Activity: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Number of Positions
  Fiscal Year
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Fellowship Programs                      
Predoctoral Fellowship
Award (F31)
21 15 19 13 11 12 18 19 18 25 32
Individual NRSA (F32) 220 210 225 237 225 208 194 164 168 176 171
Senior Fellowships NRSA
(F33)
7 5 4 2 2 3 2 2 3 1 2
Subtotal, Fellowships 248 230 248 252 238 223 214 185 189 202 205
Graduate Training Programs                      
Institutional NRSA (T32) 1,216 1,179 1,423 1,185 1,368 1,425 1,482 1,542 1,578 1,540 1,512
Minority Institutional
NRSA (T32)
30 43 52 53 48 43 39 42 32 35 26
Off-Quarter Professional
Student Training NRSA
(T34, T35)
78 68 51 109 179 93 99 95 104
Short-Term Training for
Minority Students (T35M)
113 75 136 93 30 107 119 128 99
Subtotal, Training Grants 1,437 1,365 1,475 1,238 1,603 1,670 1,730 1,784 1,828 1,798 1,741
Total, Training Positions 1,685 1,595 1,723 1,490 1,841 1,893 1,944 1,969 2,017 2,000 1,946

NHLBI Research Career Programs: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Number of Awards
  Fiscal Year
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for Minority Faculty (K01) 5 19 30 29 44 54 47 46 45 40
Minority Institution Faculty Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) 1 11 9 2 7 6 4 4
Mentored Scientist Development Award in Research Ethics (K01) 2 2 3 3
Independent Scientist Award (K02) 3 8 14 18 27 34 33 32 31 32 24
Research Career Development Award (K06) 25 18 10 6 1
Research Career Award (K06) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1
Transfusion Medicine Academic Award (K07) 2
Systemic Pulmonary and Vascular Disease Academic Award (K07) 11 9 3 3 1
Asthma Academic Award (K07) 9 9 6 3
Tuberculosis Academic Award (K07) 19 23 20 13 9 5
Sleep Academic Award (K07) 8 12 20 20 20 12 8
Nutrition Academic Award (K07) 10 10 19 19 19 9 9
Cultural Competence and Health Disparities Academic Award (K07) 8 14 18
Clinical Investigator Development Award (K08) 254 267 278 262 257 241 236 240 229 239 226
Physician Scientist Award (K11) 12
Vascular Medicine Research Career Development Program (K12) 2
Clinical Hematology Research Career Development Program (K12) 6
Minority School Faculty Development Award (K14) 15 9 4 1
Research Development Award for Minority Faculty(K14) 36 34 37 22 7
Career Enhancement Award for Stem Cell Research (K18) 1 5 3 2
NHLBI Career Transition Award (K22) 1 2 1
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) 13 36 58 90 110 122 127 122
Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24) 11 20 27 37 38 32 32 33
Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) 2 7 9 12 17 16
Clinical Research Curriculum Award (K30) 9 16 55 55 55 55 0* 14
Total, Research Career Programs 397 398 420 422 459 509 543 552 559 519 512
*  In FY 2005, the NHLBI relinquished management of the K30 program and as a result did not receive the grant count.

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NHLBI Research Career Program Obligations: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Dollars (Thousands)
  Fiscal Year
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for Minority Faculty (K01) $       — $     460 $  1,723 $  2,738 $  3,650 $  5,556 $  5,711 $  6,156 $  6,150 $  6,088 $  5,453
Minority Institution Faculty Mentored Research Scientist Award (K01) 106 101 905 1,300 1,143 1,703 991 867 588 567
Mentored Scientist Development Award in Research Ethics (K01) 255 253 355 358
Independent Scientist Award (K02) 207 545 933 1,548 2,350 3,202 3,130 3,099 3,079 3,218 2,421
Research Career Development Award (K04) 1,693 1,226 684 568 69
Research Career Award (K06) 105 103 103 70 70 70 69 69 34 34 34
Transfusion Medicine Academic Award (K07) 326
Systemic Pulmonary and Vascular Diseases Academic Award (K07) 1,715 1,415 386 423 113
Asthma Academic Award (K07) 740 764 509 248
Tuberculosis Academic Award(K07) 1,496 1,831 1,566 1,161 745 396
Sleep Academic Award (K07) 699 1,027 1,734 1,736 1,760 1,081 722
Nutrition Academic Award (K07) 1,491 1,480 2,829 2,869 2,906 1,472 1,516
Cultural Competence and Health Disparities Academic Award (K07) 925 1,620 2,109
Clinical Investigator Development Award (K08) 21,093 22,238 23,122 29,741 30,189 29,263 29,295 30,288 29,037 30,429 28,973
Physician Scientist Award (K11) 1,023
Vascular Medicine Research Career Development Program (K12) 772
Clinical Hematology Research Career Development Program (K12) 2,360
Minority School Faculty Development Award (K14) 1,158 729 618 445 862 98
Research Development Award for Minority Faculty (K14) 3,607 3,468 3,099 2,093 393
Career Enhancement Award for Stem Cell Research (K18) 243 980 512 213
NHLBI Career Transition Award (K22) 185 364 178
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) 1,687 4,619 7,570 11,909 14,571 16,216 17,086 16,720
Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24) 1,054 2,072 2,877 4,058 4,368 3,815 3,929 4,315
Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) 272 921 1,195 1,622 2,206 2,184
Clinical Research Curriculum Award (K30) 1,772 3,163 3,073 3,090 3,110 3,115 4,589 3,708
Total, Research Career Program Obligations $33,862 $33,912 $36,069 $47,669 $54,184 $57,470 $63,514 $65,817 $67,794 $71,018 $70,365

NHLBI Minority Biomedical Research Training, Career Development, and Research Supplements Program Obligations: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

NHLBI Minority Biomedical Research Training, Career Development, and Research Supplements Program Obligations: Fiscal Years 1996-2006

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NHLBI Minority Biomedical Research Training, Career Development, and Research Supplements Program Obligations: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Dollars (Thousands)
  Fiscal Year
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
MARC Summer Research Training Program $       32 $       17 $       — $       10 $         4 $       20 $       15 $         4 $       — $       — $       —
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for Minority Faculty 460 1,723 2,738 3,650 5,556 5,711 6,156 6150 6,088 5,453
MARC 5 5 5 5 5
Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) 2,503 2,722 2,978 3,423 3,873 3,165 2,793 3,600 2,806 2,846 2,403
Minority Institution Faculty Mentored Research Scientist Development Award 106 101 905 1,300 1,143 1,703 991 867 588 567
Minority Institution Research Training Program 679 898 706 901 1,167 996 1,092 1,006 734 1,184 743
Minority Predoctoral Fellowship 551 388 436 345 248 264 278 308 374 545 1,012
Minority Research Supplements Program 6,714 7,070 7,043 7,440 8,304 8,587 9,822 9,323 10,938 11,214 10,680
Minority School Faculty Development Award 1,158 729 618 445 862 98
Reentry Supplements 140 152 249 106 176 384 96 132
Research Development Award for Minority Faculty 3,607 3,468 3,099 2,093 393
Short-Term Training for Minority Students 1,834 1,612 1,964 2,494 2,570 1,876 2,057 2,594 2671 2,976 2,526
Total, Minority Programs $17,223 $17,627 $18,922 $20,900 $22,552 $22,094 $23,471 $23,982 $24,540 $25,537 $23,516

NHLBI Research Supplements Program by Award Type: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Number of Awards
  Fiscal Year
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Minority Supplements                      
Investigator 42 38 31 32 33 33 46 47 35 29 27
Postdoctoral 49 47 50 47 42 41 33 38 37 52 49
Graduate 37 36 48 53 47 43 45 57 61 80 74
Undergraduate 12 23 25 17 19 12 17 18 17 12 11
High School 8 9 11 6 3 3 4 3 7 3
Post-Master/Post-Baccalaureate 2 8 17 16 11
Reentry Supplements 2 2 3 2 1 3 3 2 1
Disability Supplements 3 3 2 1 5 4 5 4 3 2 2
Total, Research Supplements Program 153 158 170 158 147 139 151 176 176 200 178

NHLBI Research Supplements Program Obligations by Award Type: Fiscal Years 1996–2006

  Dollars (Thousands)
  Fiscal Year
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Minority Supplements                      
Investigator $2,552 $2,412 $2,185 $2,331 $3,262 $3,430 $  5,046 $3,844 $  4,256 $  3,552 $  3,343
Postdoctoral 2,899 3,172 3,032 3,110 3,053 3,086 2,554 2,655 2,713 3,432 3,542
Graduate 1,116 1,181 1,527 1,806 1,791 1,818 1,864 2,181 2,439 3,208 3,114
Undergraduate 120 273 246 166 198 235 260 301 282 179 178
High School 27 32 53 27 18 33 33 13 30 18
Post-Master/Post- Baccalaureate 65 309 597 618 352
Reentry Supplements 140 152 249 106 176 384 495 96 132
Disability Supplements 194 165 96 72 282 187 474 360 143 99 133
Total, Research Supplements Program $7,048 $7,387 $7,388 $7,618 $8,762 $9,158 $10,296 $9,683 $10,938 $11,214 $10,812

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