Jump to content
  • Sign Up
Sign in to follow this  
Guest admin

NRS Research Grant Program

Recommended Posts

Guest

Note: This post has since been updated to reflect the current information.

In 2013, spent a few hours studying the NRS Grant Program and made a spreadsheet to clear up a few items. The NRS reports on its Grant Program page that they have supported 70 grants to date. The spreadsheet details all this. Some of the highlights are that I found 25 of the grants have been published and 45 not published in journals (no doubt my count will illicit a debate on what constitutes a published article). Do you count the NRS Rosacea Review as a published article? I do.

Some of the grants may later be published which will change this figure. But I was pleasantly surprised to find so many published. The last time I checked this (about nine years ago) there were few if any published so I mistakenly thought it would be the same today. How wonderful that grants supported by the NRS have produced articles published in medical journals.

The count on Gallo's grants which total $200,000 (eight grants total) produced the same articles sometimes so the count may be off.

I noticed that several recipients of grants are also on the NRS Medical Advisory Board (or Honorary Member). For example, Dr. Dahl, Dr. Powell, Dr. Gallo, Dr. Granstein, Dr. Steinhoff, and Dr. Mannis. This might seem odd that the advisors are receiving grants and may be a conflict of interest, but maybe they can do this just like the board of directors can award private contractors money to a member of the board of directors. Not sure how this works but is this a conflict of interest?

As I mentioned Dr. Gallo received the most money, $200,000. Dr. Steinhoff came in second with $175,000 (six grants), and Dr. Granstein with $171,566 (four grants) who all sit on the NRS Medical Advisory Board (or Honorary Member). In addition Dr. Powell received $44,830, Dr. Thiboutot received $22,430 (one grant), Dr. Mannis received $21,419 (one grant) Maybe they abstain from voting when advising what research grant to support? That would seem reasonable. 

It is important to note that of the total spent on NRS Grants which amounted to $1.6 million dollars that $635,245 was spent on members of the NRS Medical Advisory Board (or Honorary Member).

Would appreciate your comments on all this?

For a deep dive into rosacea research funding: 

Rosacea Research in Perspective of Funding
Rosacea Research in Perspective of Idiopathic Diseases
 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Featured Product

  • Latest Products

    • Miaderm-L

      $42.00 NOTE: Our shopping cart is disabled. We are using it to display affiliate items which if you click on PURCHASE in the PRODUCT INFORMATION by scrolling below or click on the Amazon banner the RRDi receives a small affiliate fee upon completion of your purchase. Mahalo.

      (0)
    • Miaderm Radiation Relief

      $36.00 NOTE: Our shopping cart is disabled. We are using it to display affiliate items which if you click on PURCHASE in the PRODUCT INFORMATION by scrolling below or click on the Amazon banner the RRDi receives a small affiliate fee upon completion of your purchase. Mahalo.

      (0)
×
×
  • Create New...