Dr. Sally Rockey Discusses NIH Role in Identifying, Advancing Research
Date: October 24, 2012
In an interview with the Center for Scientific Review, the Director for the NIH Office of Extramural Research shares her insights on the NIH peer review system in identifying and supporting innovative research.
Rockey notes that the challenge for review panels is balancing the risk of taking on research projects and potential pay offs. “Everyone wants NIH research to pay off, but highly innovative research is often high-risk research. If everything you fund pays off, you’re probably not funding enough innovative research.” Read the full interview here.