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Adhering to the DSM-5 When Writing Grants

David J. Kupfer advises researchers on adhering to the DSM-5 when writing grants.

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Advancing Knowledge Through Reviewing

Natalie L. Rasgon explains benefits of being a reviewer and dispels common misconceptions.

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Budget Isn't an Afterthought

Take budget into consideration at the start of proposal development, recommends Hermi R. Woodward.

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Common Mistakes of Senior and Junior Researchers

Courtney Ferrell Aklin describes two pitfalls to avoid when submitting a research proposal.

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Consult a Statistician Early

David Weber advocates involving a statistician in the grant writing process.

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Creating a Successful Treatment and Research Center

Jair Soares talks about the challenges of creating and sustaining a successful treatment and research center.

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Definition of Effort

Hermi R. Woodward explores complications concerning minimum effort requirements.

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Design First, Budget Later

Decide what you want to do before you decide on how much money to ask for, advises Courtney Ferrell Aklin.

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Developing a Thick Skin

Ruth M. O'Hara talks about learning to deal with summary sheets and other reviews.

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Do a Mock Grant Review

Joshua Roffman describes how he became involved with a mock grant review session at his institution.

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Don't Assume Institutional Support

Discuss funding with mentors and department chairs early in the game, states Hermi R. Woodward.

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Feedback is Fundamental

Eliana Perrin emphasizes the importance of getting early and wide-ranging feedback on grants.

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Focus on Publishing Early

Natalie L. Rasgon encourages early career researchers to prioritize publishing over travel.

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Get Input Before Submitting a Proposal

David Brent encourages senior researchers to get input on their grant proposals.

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Get Peer Feedback

Team writing works well for Howard J. Aizenstein.

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Getting Funding for Tribal Community Research

Philip A. Fisher suggests questions researchers may want to ask themselves as they design tribal research and apply for grants.

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Grants are Organic Documents

Question and method are clearly connected in a well-written grant proposal, suggests F. Xavier Castellanos.

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Importance of Matching Funds for a CTSA Grant

Securing matching funds helped strengthen the case for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant, asserts Marschall Runge.

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Invest in a Grant Writer

Christina Mangurian explains how the guidance of a grant writer can make all the difference in the world when it comes to getting funded.

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It Took Me Awhile To Go Home That Day

An anecdote from John B. Reid about his first grant.

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It's OK to Have Similar Projects

Natalie L. Rasgon assures researchers that there are always questions to be answered.

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Just Keep Writing

Sarah Clinton advises researchers to be creative and persistent in applying for grants.

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Layered Sign-off

It is extremely important to understand the layers of sign-off for grant submission, states Hermi R. Woodward.

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Make It Crystal Clear

Meticulously check your grant for clarity, then have your colleagues do the same, advises Neal Ryan.

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Mentoring Support Is Critical for K Award Success

Natalie L. Rasgon relates that evidence of strong mentoring is an important component of a K award application.

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Model Successful Grants

Judy Garber stresses the importance of modeling your grants after those of successful peers.

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Never Count on Getting Funded

Respond to feedback on submitted grants carefully, says Deborah Beidel.

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Not Ready for Primetime

John Landsverk talks about getting a disappointing review from NIH.

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Polish Before Submitting

Natalie L. Rasgon reinforces the importance of thoroughly preparing a K award application.

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Power Calculations for Each Hypothesis

Guillermo J. Prado explains why a broad statement about power is not sufficient for a grant proposal.

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Responding to Summary Statements

Yonette Thomas advises early-career researchers how to respond to grant reviews.

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Resubmitting Unscored Grant Proposals

F. Xavier Castellanos describes the path between unscored and fundable grant proposals.

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Right Funding, Right Time

Natalie L. Rasgon gives advice about effectively pursuing funding opportunities.

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Take Stats Seriously

Wesley K. Thompson suggests that you pay close attention to the analysis section in your grant.

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Take it to the IRB First

If you have a controversial protocol, approach the IRB first and the funding body second, advises Christopher M. Ryan.

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The Grant Review Process

Deborah Beidel outlines the reviewer's role in the grant submission process.

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The Purpose of a Cover Letter

Donald Luckett provides valuable advice about the use of a cover letter in the grant submission process.

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The Third Time Was the Charm

Mark A. Frye talks about his persistence when submitting a grant.

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Thinking Ahead About the Details

Include protocol details in the human subjects and budget sections of your grant, suggests Victoria J. Grochocinski.

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Tips for Submitting a Successful K Award Application

Mark Chavez offers advice on what to expect when submitting a K award application to NIH and what applicants can do to make the process go more smoothly.

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Unanticipated Expenses

Alan F. Schatzberg recommends being mindful of an assortment of potential costs.

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University Peer Review

At his university, the peer review process is based on sub-specialties, Michael E. Thase explains.

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Weathering Critical Reviewer Comments

Natalie L. Rasgon recommends keeping your emotions in check when reading reviewer comments.

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Where's the Harm?

Laura Weiss Roberts offers advice about how to make your grant persuasive.

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Work on Preliminary Data

When selecting preliminary data, you don't need to mine for diamonds, says Gary S. Sachs.

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Writing Qualitative Data into a Grant

Bradley Stein encourages grant writers to include two types of data in their proposals.

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Writing a K-Award Grant: 'Kountdown to K'

Greg Siegle delivers practical grant-writing advice for early career researchers.

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You Always Need a Mentor

Line-by-line analysis of grant proposals is expensive but invaluable, says F. Xavier Castellanos.

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Featured

Advancing Knowledge Through Reviewing
Natalie L. Rasgon explains benefits of being a reviewer and dispels common misconceptions.


Do a Mock Grant Review
Joshua Roffman describes how he became involved with a mock grant review session at his institution.



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