review is one of the hallmarks of the NIH funding process. Applications
are evaluated initially by review groups composed of extramural
research scientists to rate the scientific and technical
merit of the proposed research. This takes place either
at CSR or at the Institute ( NHLBI ).
The second level of peer review is carried out by the NHLBI
Advisory Council. The Council is composed of scientists
from the extramural research community and public representatives.
Its purpose is to ensure that NHLBI receives advice from
a cross-section of the US population in the process of
its deliberation and decisions.
The review process can sometimes seem secretive but this
section is designed to help you better understand the process
and answer the following questions:
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