News  ·   August 18, 2011

Donna Ginther explains study of racial breakdown of NIH grants

- The researchers found a 10 percentage point gap in research funding--even after taking into consideration demographics, education and training, employer characteristics, NIH experience and research productivity. For example, for every 100 grants submitted to NIH, 30 grants from white applicants were funded, compared to 20 grants for black applicants. ()

- The researchers found a 10 percentage point gap in research funding--even after taking into consideration demographics, education and training, employer characteristics, NIH experience and research productivity. For example, for every 100 grants submitted to NIH, 30 grants from white applicants were funded, compared to 20 grants for black applicants. ()

Donna Ginther explains study of racial breakdown of NIH grants

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