In the Research Spotlight
Tamorah Lewis, MD
Children's Mercy Hospital
The world of Neonatal Clinical Pharmacology is quite small, but the research and patient care need is enormous.Tamorah has thoroughly enjoyed her training and feels confident that with hard work, an academic career in this niche is likely to be a long and fruitful one. She encourages any interested trainees to contact her personally or to reach out to any of the program directors listed in the Q&A article. All in the field are excited about future Pediatric and Neonatal Clinical Pharmacologists and would be eager to help you navigate this unique training path.
NIH Key contacts
Below you will find listed a few key contacts in several of the different institutes within the NIH. When preparing and submitting a grant, it is imperative to make sure your grant goes to the appropriate institute. Key NIH contacts are more than willing to speak to young investigators to help them along the grant submission path.
NIH Research information
Grants(wo)manship for Young Investigators, a presentation by Tonse N.K. Raju, MD, addresses grant mechanisms, supplements to existing grants, NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs, and much more.
Marshall Klaus Grants
The following are two successful examples of Marshall-Klaus grants written by fellows in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: one laboratory-based; the other on a clinical research topic.
This is an example of a successful K-award application, generously shared by Dr. Mandy Brown Belfort at Harvard.Please note that this grant was submitted in an older (longer) format. Please check the NIH website for current application requirements.
Thanks to an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition, all neonatal fellows currently in training may obtain a complimentary subscription of the NeoReviews Plus package.