Frequently Asked Questions
CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a biomedical database system containing information on research projects and programs supported by the Department of Health and Human Services.
A relatively small number of research grants are funded by:
CRISP also contains information on the intramural programs of the NIH and the FDA.
The CRISP database is updated weekly.
Clinical Research is defined as research conducted with human subjects (or on material of human origin such as tissues, specimens, or cognitive phenomena) for which an investigator (or colleague) directly interacts with human subjects. This area of patient-oriented research includes:
Clinical research also includes epidemiologic and behavioral studies and outcomes research and health services research.