Specific Aims & Narrative Sections: Grab NIH Reviewers Attention, Get Your Grant Funded
Don’t let the Specific Aims Page and Narrative section of your NIH grant application get you turned down for the research money you need.
This happens quite frequently in Peer Review meetings. The Specific Aims Page and Narrative section of your Abstract are the most critical aspects of your grant. They can make or break peer reviewer interest and enthusiasm and often immediately sink your grant before it is read in detail.
Despite the overwhelming importance of these sections, knowing how to use them to attract the attention of your reviewer is not straightforward. The good news is, that with an understanding of what NIH peer reviewers expect to see, you can make sure your grant gets noticed, which boosts your chances of funding approval. This is where medical researcher and educator, Christopher Dant, PhD, can help.
Dr. Dant has written numerous successful NIH grants for faculty while at both Stanford and Dartmouth Medical Schools. Most recently, he taught NIH grant writing for the schools as well. During his 40+ year career as a researcher, instructor and educator, Dr. Dant has learned what it takes to get your grant approved, and during this 90-minute on-demand training session, he wants to share this knowledge with you. During this training, he’ll walk you through exactly how to write a more successful Specific Aims Page and Narrative section. This on-demand training will help your application stand out above the fierce NIH grant competition. Ultimately, it will improve your opportunity to get the funding your research needs.
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By attending this 90-minute on-demand training session with Dr. Dant, you will learn how to significantly improve your chances of getting your research noticed and ultimately funded. Here are just a few of the proven tactics you’ll learn from this expert-led training:
You may not realize it, but approximately 90% of your NIH grant application’s success can be attributed to how well you grab the interest of your review and peer review committee members. The Specific Aims Page and the Narrative Section of your Abstract are unarguably the most attention-grabbing sections of your grant. However, knowing how to make this happen is a skill that must be learned.
Dr. Christopher Dant is a PhD-trained medical researcher and educator with over 40 years’ experience in government, academic, and biopharmaceutical settings. His PhD training was in immunology and cellular biology and he previously conducted research for several medical institutions in the United States. Dr. Dant was trained in grant writing at the NIH and worked as a senior writer and managed publications at Stanford’s Medical School and established and built the Clinical Publications Division at Genentech in California. Until recently, Dr. Dant served on the faculty at Dartmouth Medical School and Norris Cotton Cancer Center to deliver lectures on NIH grant writing and manuscript writing. He lectures widely in academic and biopharmaceutical settings on manuscript writing, NIH career and research grants, and basic scientific writing skills for scientists and his business, MEDCOM Consulting, serves academic clients to review and write Research and Training Grants for the NIH.
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