Easing the application process

By Annie Hayashi

Among the 27 institutes and centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), most orthopaedic-related research is funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The 2007 budget for NIAMS was more than $508 million.

Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, is the director of NIAMS. Orthopaedic surgeon James S. Panagis, MD, MPH, directs the NIAMS orthopaedics extramural program.

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