NIH Pathway to Independence Awards (K99/R00)
NIH has reissued the program announcement for these awards to highly promising postdoctoral scientists who are transitioning to becoming independent researchers. The awards offer up to 2 years of mentored support followed by up to 3 years of additional support contingent on securing an independent research position. For more information, see PA-07-297. For institute- or center-specific information, including areas of emphasis and staff contacts, visit the accompanying Web site. NIGMS announced its first awardees in November 2006.