The process for acquiring funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) can often be extensive and perplexing. The book, How the NIH Can Help You Get Funded: An Insider’s Guide to Grant Strategy by Michelle L. Kienholz and Jeremy M. Berg attempts to simplify the grant writing process by providing a clear understanding of NIH culture and explaining the mechanisms that drive grant approval. The authors provide tips for identifying program officers, establishing effective channels of communication, and developing strategies for identifying the most appropriate funding opportunities. The book offers practical advice for developing a personal grant strategy, and is recommended for both seasoned and unseasoned researchers.
Michelle L. Kienholz has extensive experience working with scientists, clinicians, and public health researchers to develop grant applications for almost every federal agency. Kienholz is also an avid blogger who enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with the research community. Her blog, Medical Writing, Editing and Grantsmanship, encourages productive conversation among researchers from all disciplines.
Jeremy M. Berg was Director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the NIH for eight years. Prior to his service at the NIH, Berg spent 19 years at John Hopkins University where he received numerous awards for research and teaching. Currently, he is on faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he holds several key administrative positions and continues to conduct research in computational biology and personalized medicine.
This book is available in print at the Briscoe Library. For more information check the library catalog.