Faculty Development

For Clinical Researchers

Advice to Investigators Submitting Clinical Research Applications

This document is an overview of the specific types of content that should appear in the standard sections of clinical grant applications.

Developed by the Center for Scientific Research at the National Institutes of Health

Clinical Grant-writing: Pearls and Pitfalls

This PowerPoint presentation offers dos and don'ts for writing the different sections of clinical grant applications.

Developed by James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE, associate professor of Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Funding for Clinical Research

This PowerPoint presentation includes advice on identifying the right funding mechanism for clinical research (K award, R01, pilot grant, industry, foundation, etc.) based on professional goals.

Developed by Jacqueline A. French, MD, Professor of Neurology in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Funding for Junior Investigators: Climbing Onto the Funding Bandwagon

This PowerPoint presentation offers early-career investigators with advice on finding funding. It provides information on "preK awards," including National Research Service Awards, F32 fellowships and foundation funds. It also addresses how to select the right K award, with an emphasis on individual Ks for clinical research (K23s and K08s) and includes tips on writing K08s.

Developed by Mark Tykocinski, MD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Guidelines for Reviewers

This Web site is useful to both applicants and reviewers. It provides study section members with guidelines for reviewing specific grant applications, including fellowships, K awards and R01s.

Developed by the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health