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Decoding NIH Grant Numbers

By SRAI News posted 11-29-2018 12:00 AM


Excerpt from "Decoding NIH Grant Numbers," posted on NIH Extramural News, November 15, 2018.

Have you ever wondered what each part of an NIH grant number means? Decode that string of letters and numbers with this helpful cheat sheet. After grasping the basics, you’ll be able to quickly tell if an application is new, which NIH institute or center (IC) is funding the grant, and which support year it is in just by glancing at the number. Or you may even want to print the cheat sheet and use it is a handy reference for IC codes/acronyms and application types.

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