NIGMS 50th Anniversary (1962-2012)
Did You Know?
NIGMS started the annual DeWitt Stetten, Jr., Lecture when it marked its 20th anniversary. David S. Hogness of Stanford University gave the first talk.
At any given time, NIGMS supports approximately 4,700 research grants tapproximately 11 percent of the grants funded by NIH as a whole.
The average size of an R01 research grant 50 years ago was $22,810 (actual dollars); now it's $343,847.
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