All your worst fears about the NIH’s malicious neglect of the trainee pipeline? Confirmed.

Collins & Rockey:

Furthermore, there is no definitive evidence that Ph.D. production exceeds current employment opportunities.

Frankly, I am too appalled and depressed by this to write anything else. What fucking weasels. Head over to DrugMonkey if you want any discussion other than “Well, fuck it, I guess.” Cuz that’s all I’ve got.

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3 Comments on “All your worst fears about the NIH’s malicious neglect of the trainee pipeline? Confirmed.”

  1. DrugMonkey says:

    These two are going to trigger a revolt in which extramural scientists start sic’ing Congress on the NIH for defunding if they aren’t careful. They are creating expert witnesses for the TeaBaggers by the droves with this talk.

  2. rxnm says:

    I’m not sure why postdocs aren’t doing this already.

  3. […] when things like the Tilghman Report (PDF) are commissioned and written and greeted with denial and open resistance, or when the NIH refuses to even acknowledge the existence of the vast majority […]


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