Read Rebecca Ferrell's new blog post on key NIH terms and phrases that every grant applicant should know: Misused and misunderstood terms: NIH is a foreign language .
Rebecca is a Scientific Review Officer in NIA's Scientific Review Branch, part of the Division of Extramural Activities. She explains that knowing the language does come in handy when you are trying to navigate the NIH organization and its culture.
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