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Funding opportunities, mentoring networks, and dissertation/fellowship support for researchers from diverse backgrounds

If you’re mentoring someone, or if you yourself are a junior investigator from a group that’s underrepresented in medical research, you may be especially interested in a new blog post from NIH’s Dr. Marie A. Bernard. "Already underrepresented groups—from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, to individuals with disabilities, and women—often enter the science training pipeline in smaller numbers and drop out at higher rates," explains Dr. Bernard, who is deputy director of the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health. “How can this change? The NIH and the NIA are working very hard on this issue. One way is to let you know about everything we already have to offer.”

Read the full blog post: Support for researchers from diverse backgrounds

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