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ICTS NIH Mock Study Section

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Letters of Intent for Winter NIH Mock Study Section due Thursday, September 7, 2023 by 5 p.m. (CST). 

The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), Research Development Program will host their Winter NIH Mock Study Section on Thursday, November 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) as a Zoom Virtual Meeting.  The NIH Mock Study Section is designed to simulate an actual NIH study section. Clinical and translational R, K, and F series grant applications submitted to the Mock Study Section will be reviewed, critiqued, and scored by three faculty members as well as other study section members.  The feedback will be distributed to applicants prior to the NIH grant deadline.

All investigators preparing a NIH grant application for the R, K, and F series are encouraged to submit their clinical or translational proposals for this internal review.

Observers are also encouraged to attend to get a better understanding of the review process. Email to register your interest.

Faculty with NIH study section experience are needed.  Please let the ICTS Research Development Program know if you are willing to participate and your areas of expertise.  If interested, email

Letters of Intent are due Thursday, September 7, 2023 by 5 p.m. (CST).

NIH Mock Study Section Facilitators:

  • Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Nephrology
  • Stephanie Fritz, MD, MSCI
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Pediatrics Infectious Disease
  • Dominic Reeds, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    Co Director, KL2 Program
  • Nancy Sweitzer, MD PhD
    Professor of Medicine and Vice-Chair for Clinical Research
    Associate Director, ICTS
    Director of Clinical Research, Cardiology Division
  • Roger Yusen, MD MPH
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Associate Director, MTPCI Program

For more information, visit the website or view the event flyer.