NIH R01 Grant Outcomes of T32 Postdoctoral Participants: Associations with Demographics, Cohort, Degree, and Career Development (K) Awards

NIH has published a study that presents data on NIH career development, or K award and R01 equivalent research grant outcomes of participants in the post-doctoral T32 programs.  This program aims to provide select trainees with experience to enable successful career and research development.  The graph below shows the characteristics according to gender.  Those with MD-PhD degrees were PI’s on awarded grants at greater rates than those with PhD degrees, whereas those with MD degrees were PI’s on awards at the lowest rate. The figure below shows that men were supported as PI’s at a greater rate than women.  To read the full report click HERE.