About NIA

Offices & Divisions

Scientific Review Branch

Chief: Ramesh Vemuri, Ph.D.

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The Scientific Review Branch (SRB) conducts initial peer review of specific research grant applications and contract proposals assigned to the NIA. These include applications for Centers, Program Projects, scientific meetings, and training and career development, as well as applications responding to initiatives published by the NIA. External peer reviewers selected from the grant community conduct reviews.