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The Center for Scientific Review is the portal for NIH grant applications and their initial review for scientific merit. We organize the peer review groups that evaluate the majority of these applications. Our mission is to see that NIH grant applications receive fair, independent, expert, and timely reviews -- free from inappropriate influences -- so NIH can fund the most promising research.
Find a Study Section Applications are reviewed in Study Sections (Scientific Review Group, SRG). Integrated Review Groups (IRGs) are clusters of Study Sections based on scientific discipline.

Applicant Resources

Resources to assist Planning, Writing and Submitting a successful application.
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Reviewer Resources

Tools and guidance for the successful reviewing, critiquing and scoring of applications.
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NIH Program Resources

Tools developed for NIH staff to access Meeting Status and PAR Tables to share.
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