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Successful grant fishing in funding droughts

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Figure 1: Relation between success rate, that is the fraction of submissions that received funding, and the total amount of biomedical inflation-corrected support awarded by NIH each year in 1970–2006 (left axis, blue circles), or the ratio between this value and the corresponding number of submissions (right axis, red asterisks).


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G.A.A. is currently supported by NIH grants NS39600, AG025633 and MH050006, and contract DA-HHSN271200577531C.

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Ascoli, G. Successful grant fishing in funding droughts. Nat Cell Biol 9, 856–857 (2007).

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