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Extramural Program Data Statistical Package — September 2021

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Table 1A

(October 2020 data included in parentheses)

National Institute on Aging Applications Assigned to October 2021 Council*
Grant Type DAB: Number DAB: Dollars Requested DBSR: Number DBSR: Dollars Requested DN: Number DN: Dollars Requested DGCG: Number DGCG: Dollars Requested Total Number - Oct 2021 Total Dollars Requested - Oct 2021 Total Number - Oct 2020 Total Dollars Requested - Oct 2020
Research Project 10/2021 259 $83,800,495 187 $71,631,020 787 $353,210,524 200 $79,644,733 1,433 $588,286,772    
Research Project 10/2020 (263) ($72,590,615) (223) ($103,218,494) (882) ($309,219,847) (127) ($48,551,482)     (1,495) ($533,580,438)
SBIR 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) ($0)
STTR 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) ($0)
Center 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) ($0)
Research Career 14 $1,391,028 28 $3,525,461 58 $6,949,459 25 $3,140,979 125 $15,006,927 (107) ($13,486,849)
Other Research 2 $299,977 2 $1,093,365 13 $14,559,469 0 $0 17 $15,952,811 (36) ($12,978,253)
Training 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (1) ($367,384)
Fellowship 26 $1,300,000 8 $400,000 96 $4,800,000 3 $150,000 133 $6,650,000 (124) ($6,200,000)
Total 10/2021 301 $86,791,500 225 $76,649,846 954 $379,519,452 228 $82,935,712 1,708 $625,896,510    
Total 10/2020 (315) ($76,857,861) (272) ($109,972,922) (1,023) ($328,006,830) (153) ($51,775,311)     (1,763) ($566,612,924)

*Data from October 2020 Council are shown italicized in parentheses. October 2021 data were run on 8/30/2021, and October 2020 data were run on 8/11/2020. Applications that had been withdrawn and contracts were not included. Dollar amounts shown are the total first-year direct costs requested. See Grant Types and Award Mechanisms for definition of NIA grant types and award mechanisms.

Table 1B

(October 2020 data included in parentheses)

National Institute on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Applications Assigned to October 2021 Council*
Grant Type DAB: Number DAB: Dollars Requested DBSR: Number DBSR: Dollars Requested DN: Number DN: Dollars Requested DGCG: Number DGCG: Dollars Requested Total Number - Oct 2021 Total Dollars Requested - Oct 2021 Total Number - Oct 2020 Total Dollars Reqested - Oct 2020
Research Project 10/2021 11 $4,154,370 94 $48,519,449 691 $383,851,086 19 $11,602,300 815 $448,127,205    
Research Project 10/2020 (14) ($4,721,277) (106) ($66,783,022) (767) ($342,226,472) (3) ($1,537,257)     (890) ($415,268,028)
SBIR 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) (0)
STTR 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) (0)
Center 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) (0)
Research Career 1 $115,750 17 $2,196,434 49 $6,021,579 3 $431,807 70 $8,765,570 (56) ($7,310,238)
Other Research 0 $0 0 $0 9 $7,412,137 0 $0 9 $7,412,137 (14) ($10,480,000)
Training 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (1) ($367,384)
Fellowship 1 $50,000 3 $150,000 74 $3,700,000 0 $0 78 $3,900,000 (72) ($3,600,000)
Total 10/2021 13 $4,320,120 114 $50,865,883 823 $400,984,802 22 $12,034,107 972 $468,204,912    
Total 10/2020 (16) ($4,887,027) (133) ($70,380,225) (880) ($360,109,268) (4) ($1,649,130)     (1,033) ($437,025,650)

*These numbers may change slightly due to false negative/positive codes on AD applications. Data from October 2020 Council are shown italicized in parentheses. October 2021 data were run on 8/31/2021, and October 2020 data were run on 8/21/2020. Applications that had been withdrawn and contracts were not included. Dollar amounts shown are the first-year total costs requested. (AD application information for October Councils is generated from a database that does not display direct costs.) See Grant Types and Award Mechanisms for definition of NIA grant types and award mechanisms.

Table 1C

(August 2020 data included in parentheses)

Applications Assigned to August 2021 Council
Grant Type DAB: Number DAB: Dollars Requested DBSR: Number DBSR: Dollars Requested DN: Number DN: Dollars Requested DGCG: Number DGCG: Dollars Requested Total Number - Aug 2021 Total Dollars Requested - Aug 2021 Total Number - Aug 2020 Total Dollars Reqested - Aug 2020
Research Project 08/2021 0 $0 47 $21,136,622 69 $36,794,625 3 $2,323,183 119 $60,254,430    
Research Project 08/2020 (111) ($28,282,697) (61) ($19,951,767) (31) ($8,911,737) (17) ($19,430,728)     (220) ($76,576,929)
SBIR 15 $6,435,353 37 $13,915,568 82 $43,353,245 26 $12,346,090 160 $76,050,256 (226) ($106,248,145)
STTR 2 $800,472 3 $746,739 15 $5,242,661 4 $1,267,402 24 $8,057,274 (36) ($11,141,360)
Center 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (5) ($10,493,434)
Research Career 0 $0 7 $1,574,146 6 $1,345,288 18 $4,008,270 31 $6,927,704 (0) ($0)
Other Research 19 $39,683,894 5 $2,443,975 1 $2,762,416 0 $0 25 $44,890,285 (5) ($3,667,410)
Training 0 $0 2 $466,232 0 $0 0 $0 2 $466,232 (10) ($26,636,530)
Fellowship 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 (0) ($0)
Total 08/2021 36 $46,919,719 101 $40,283,282 173 $89,498,235 51 $19,944,945 361 $196,646,181    
Total 08/2020 (147) ($42,494,436) (125) ($51,637,389) (167) ($75,267,654) (53) ($38,727,799)     (502) ($234,763,808)

*Data from August 2020 Council are shown italicized in parentheses. August 2021 data were run on 8/31/2021, and August 2020 data were run on 8/11/2020. Applications that had been withdrawn and contracts were not included. Dollar amounts shown are the total first-year direct costs requested. See Grant Types and Award Mechanisms for definition of NIA grant types and award mechanisms.

Table 2

October 2021, May 2021, and January 2021

National Institute on Aging Research Project Grant Applications Assigned to the Three Most Recent Council Rounds*
Division Number Reviewed 1-10 # 1-10 % 11-20 # 11-20 % 21-30 # 21-30 % 31-40 # 31-40 % 41-50 # 41-50 % > 50 & not discussed # > 50 & not discussed %
Aging Biology (DAB)                          
October 2021 230 29 13% 24 10% 23 10% 15 7% 20 9% 119 52%
May 2021 260 29 11% 30 12% 33 13% 20 8% 20 8% 128 49%
January 2021 278 32 12% 20 7% 26 9% 18 6% 22 8% 160 58%
DAB Subtotal 768 90 12% 74 10% 82 11% 53 7% 62 8% 407 53%
Behavioral and Social Research (BSR)                          
October 2021 168 18 11% 22 13% 14 8% 16 10% 11 7% 87 52%
May 2021 201 19 9% 18 9% 10 5% 28 14% 19 9% 107 53%
January 2021 258 14 5% 26 10% 14 5% 21 8% 17 7% 166 64%
BSR Subtotal 627 51 8% 66 11% 38 6% 65 10% 47 7% 360 57%
Neuroscience (DN)                          
October 2021 753 60 8% 50 7% 63 8% 80 11% 87 12% 413 55%
May 2021 734 49 7% 66 9% 74 10% 69 9% 80 11% 396 54%
January 2021 992 43 4% 68 7% 60 6% 77 8% 98 10% 646 65%
DN Subtotal 2479 152 6% 184 7% 197 8% 226 9% 265 11% 1455 59%
Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology (DGCG)                          
October 2021 182 30 16% 10 5% 17 9% 18 10% 24 13% 83 46%
May 2021 184 14 8% 8 4% 18 10% 26 14% 18 10% 100 54%
January 2021 193 16 8% 12 6% 16 8% 13 7% 19 10% 117 61%
DGCG Subtotal 559 60 11% 30 5% 51 9% 57 10% 61 11% 300 54%
GRAND TOTAL (Three Council Rounds) 4,433 353 8% 354 8% 368 8% 401 9% 435 10% 2,522 57%

*Data for each Council were run prior to that Council's meeting: January 2021 on 12/23/2020, May 2021 on 4/29/2021, and October 2021 on 8/31/2021. Only applications that are normally percentiled were included. As applications in response to RFAs, and a few other applications, are not normally percentiled, the number of applications in Table 2 is usually less than the corresponding number of RPG applications in Table 1A.

Grant Types and Award Mechanisms

Research Project (RPG)

  • DP1 NIH Director's Pioneer Award
  • R01 Research Project (Traditional)
  • R03 Small Research Grant
  • R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)
  • R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant
  • R33 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Phase II
  • R34 Clinical Trial Planning Grant
  • R35 Outstanding Investigator Award
  • R36 Aging Research Dissertation Award to Increase Diversity
  • R37 Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award
  • R56 High-Priority, Short-Term Project Award
  • R61 Exploratory/Developmental Research Project Grant
  • RF1 Multi-Year Funded Research Project Grant
  • P01 Research Program Project Grant
  • U01 Research Project Cooperative Agreement
  • U19 Research Program Cooperative Agreement
  • U34 Research Planning Cooperative Agreement
  • UF1 Multi-Year Funded Research Project Cooperative Agreement
  • UH2 Exploratory/Developmental Cooperative Agreement - Phase 1
  • UG3 Exploratory/Developmental Cooperative Agreement - Phase 1

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

  • R43 Small Business Innovation Research Grant - Phase I
  • R44 Small Business Innovation Research Grant - Phase II
  • SB1 Commercialization Readiness Program
  • U44 Small Business Innovation Research Cooperative Agreement - Phase II

Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

  • R41 Small Business Technology Transfer Grant - Phase I
  • R42 Small Business Technology Transfer Grant - Phase II

Center

  • P20 Exploratory Center Grant
  • P30 Center Core Grant
  • P50 Specialized Center Grant

Research Career

  • K01 Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award
  • K02 Independent Research Scientist Award
  • K07 Academic Career Development Award
  • K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award
  • K12 Clinical Scientist Institutional Career Development Program Award
  • K18 Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators
  • K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
  • K24 Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research
  • K25 Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award
  • K26 Midcareer Investigator Award in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
  • K76 Emerging Leaders Career Development Award
  • K99/R00 Pathway to Independence (PI) Award

Other Research

  • R13 Scientific Meeting Grant
  • R24 Resource-Related Research Project Grant
  • R25 Education Project Grant
  • R38 Mentored Research Pathway in Residency
  • U2C Resource-Related Research Multi-Component Projects and Centers Cooperative Agreement
  • U13 Scientific Meeting Cooperative Agreement
  • U24 Resource-Related Research Project Cooperative Agreement
  • U54 Specialized Center Cooperative Agreement

Training

  • D43 International Research Training Grant
  • T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award (NRSA)
  • T35 Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant

Fellowship

  • F30 Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral NRSA for MD/PhD and Other Dual Degree Fellowships
  • F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual NRSA
  • F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual NRSA
  • F33 Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA for Senior Fellows